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Wednesday, 4 April 2012

SPRING ?????

Would someone please pass on the meaning of the word to Mother Nature ?
This is what we got up to this morning.

Not sure what time it started , but it was coming strong at 2 am when I got up to my son , and it didn't stop until way after lunch time .

Now ,it is thawing a bit , but it is very cold , so hoping it doesn't freeze as the road conditions were pretty bad today. The netting on top of the chicken run was so heavy with wet snow , it has pulled one of the posts down , and there was a cable down at the end of the street when we went out earlier on.

A sad day for us ,as one of the chickens died this morning. Poor little Bossy was unwell yesterday afternoon , and with the turn in the weather she didn't make it. One thing about chooks , once they get ill, they don't tend to last very long. So we have a sad little boy today as she was his chook , but we will hopefully get a couple more later in the year , when it really is spring , lol.

Cath

13 comments:

dixiesamplar said...

Sorry for your cold spring, but it is very lovely!

Ahhh, poor Bossy...hope the little boy get another chook real soon :o)

Dawn said...

Hey you have more then us!! :P We don't have any in ontario canada. We didnt have much of a winter either!!

Chocolates4Breakfast (TerriBoog) said...

The snow looks pretty but that's about the only good thing I can say about it!

So sorry about the chicken. Hugs to your boy.

Lesleyanne said...

Oooh rather you than me. We have just had rain and more rain. Sorry to hear about Bossy.

Marlene said...

You had the worst snow in April for 30 yrs, here in the south just rain, but we need the rain, hose pipe ban starts today!

Chris said...

Wow, where did spring go?
Sorry for your loss. :(

Mouse said...

isn't British weather fab eh ..lol
sorry about the chook .... we have loads and know how it goes too .... hate it when we lose a wee one too ...
hope you get lots of little ones soon to help your little boy :) love mouse xxxxx

Julie said...

ooeerr you did get a bucketload didn't you, all we got was the slushy rainy type.
Sorry to read about your little chicken, big mummy hugs needed. xxx

Barb said...

Brrr!!!! and last week it was Summer. Hope you are wrapped up warm. Sorry about your chicken licken hope it was not the sky falling in that did it. I have always had a hankering to keep chooks but DH is allergic to them and their eggs . Hope the boy is feeling a little less sad now.

Lindsay-ann said...

We had snow too but not as much as you! WOW. It was a big surprise wasn't it especially after the week before! Hope you are doing ok and enjoying the easter break.
Lindsay
x

♥ Nia said...

snow???? o.0

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Mylene said...

Beautiful view! Hope it's over now though and warming up a bit.

Happy Easter to you and your family!