Yesterday (Monday) I at last managed to get into town. I use a mobility scoooter sometimes, as it means I can get around a bit further, so this time I went to the Library, and then on into the Indoor Market, where I bought a lovely new bag.
The Scooter is dead easy to drive, there is a lever for forward, one for reverse, you keep your thumb on the lever to move and take it off to stop. There is a knob to regulate the speed. No problem? I was trying to get off, and tangled my bag strap round the lever for "go" and the whole contraption shot forward at a brisk speed heading for a pile of plastic buckets on the next stall, with me half on and half off! Luckily no damage done, I managed to get untangled just in time, and reversed briskly back to the rather confused man on the bag stall!
Walking today in the park was a very cold visit. Some of the snow had melted, but then frozen overnight, so the whole place had the look of the northern Tundra.
But there is still plenty of snow on the hills.
On the lake the water is mostly frozen again, and the ducks wait hopefully for someone to come and feed them. They like basking on a little bank, which is in the sun, but as I approached with the dog, they headed for the water! We also have an uncommon winter visitor, a Tufted Duck. We have had four this winter, but I could only see one today.
Don't think there will be much tennis for a while!
But Spring is coming, slowly. There are lots of daffodil bulbs pushing their way up, and the yellow blossom of what I think is Witch Hazel, looks lovely close up.
One keen dog to get back into the garden!
And after all that I reckoned I had earned a break!