Signs of Spring and Spam in the Reader

Our parks and gardens are starting to colour up; snowdrops, crocii, daffodil buds and hyacinths. There are shoots on the shrubs that have been leafless since autumn. I glanced out of the window this morning and the tree was full of goldfinches. I grabbed my camera and got a very poor picture. Here it is:
If you look closely you’ll see two of them. I reached for my other camera but they must have noticed my movements close to the window, and by the time the lens cap was off, they had flown away.
It seemed a bit unfair. MasterB was watching them from the sill and they didn’t flap a wing. Yet who out of the pair of us would be more likely to attack? Continue reading