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    Baby_Never too many 2 

    There’s a family of blackbirds in our garden, I think they are now on their second ‘batch’ Mum and Dad are so busy collecting worms and grubs. A couple of months back they could be seen with massive bundles of ‘stuff’ - feathers, hair, hay, grass… ‘stuff' in their beaks, I’m sure they couldn’t see where they were going the bundles were so big. They have built themselves a nest in our hedge (good excuse not to cut the hedge for ages) and now can be seen gathering worms and grubs - the female has become my husbands best friend and follows him around the garden on the hope that he may dig something.  In a couple of weeks the garden will become the nursery for their two little ones, exploring and learning. Learn how to fly and learning that some things (garden string) may not fight back, but they’re not great to eat - a great distraction from work but such responsibility!  We have to watch for cats and wonder do Red kites take baby birds?  
    Two new arrivals have also arrived on two branches of the family, such lovely news. Squidgy and cuddly and full of love and joy.  It’s so brilliant, they are just little factories of Love.  No matter how much love you feed them with hugs and cuddles and care they just give you twice or three times the amount back! Beautiful little bundles of fun!!  Lots of Love.
  2. Pete_Bounce 1
    When I was little a friends Mum taught me a rhyme…
    Spring has sprung, the grass is riz. 
    I wonder where the birdie is? 
    The bird is on the wing - well that's absurd, 
    the wing is on the bird…  
    It just makes me smile, apparently Spike Milligan made it famous, so you need to say it with a silly voice and skip!  Love skipping, not too good at it, for those who know me I wasn’t really built for skipping… dislocated shoulders and black eyes come to mind!  But there's nothing better than embracing your inner ‘Mirander' and skipping down the road… Great if you want to embarrass your children.  But my absolute favourite is spinning - no, I do not go to the gym and sit on a stationary contraption and peddle madly for ages and don’t get anywhere - I know its good for you, but really?  I mean real spinning, arms out stretched and spin and twirl looking up at a glorious sky, just smile - and laugh and eventually fall over - but it's good for the soul!  My other favourite, now spring has sprung is Space hopping across the lawn… my children bought me a great big yellow adult one - brilliant fun and I’m sure it must be good for you! 
    I love my 'Pete' card bouncing - and you can colour it in yourself! 
    JL x