I suspect those of us in the northern hemisphere hoped March would bring sunshine and flowers. And yes, there have been tiny buds of blackthorn (as above), crocus, and my hyacinth and other bulbs planted last year are showing their faces. But as I type this, it's snowing ... and 1C ...
Our wonderful kitchen builders turned up despite the white stuff and got on with the roof, but by 2 pm even those hardy guys had had enough. Who can blame them. Work is progressing though.
There was excitement a couple of weeks ago when a brick-lined well was uncovered beneath the utility room. Wine cellar was suggested, as was the possibility of treasure and/or skeletons. But as it's right under planned cupboards and half filled with rubble, we regretfully recorded its existence and filled it in. Sorry to the Save the Well campaigners!
In other important news, me and the air fryer never did make friends and it has gone to a better place, to someone who will love it. I now have a small electric oven (with air fryer setting, shrugs) which is briliant!