Monday 22 February 2021

It Rained Cats and Dogs, But Was Still a Good Day For a Short walk

As my dear old dad would have said, "It has been raining cats and dogs". There seemed no end to the rain - no wonder parts of the country has had floods.
Luckily the rain ceased and we were able to go for a walk through the trees alongside the small rushing river.

For some reason I was reminded of Longfellow's poem where he said: Into each life some rain must fall and how some days must be dark and dreary.

But I don't mind the rain, the river looked full of energy and joy.

A house was nearly hidden behind the trees.

The river rumbled on with not a care in the world.

Damp primroses looked on cheerfully ...

... as the river splashed and gurgled.

Soon the water calmed.

I spotted some Elf Cups. In folklore it is said that the elves drink the morning dew from the cups. 

Ah well, the end of our walk for today.

As we passed by a small cottage window all was peaceful.

Thank you for visiting my blog.


  1. I love those primroses. Thank you for sharing that beautiful walk and thank you for the birthday wishes.

    1. Thanks very much. My mother's favourite flowers were primroses so I always look out for them. Hope you have an interesting week ~ Mike.

  2. I love the mossy banks! Great Scarlet Elfcup pictures. The sleeping unicorn is very funny and very appropriate for a window of that size. Take care Mike, Lulu x

    1. Thank you Lulu. The sun is shining today (26 Feb) it really lifts the spirits. All good wishes ~ Mike.

  3. Love the Longfellow quotes, Mike. A refreshing change, this blog, from the doom and gloom. I don't mind the rain either, and thanks for sharing the lovely photos. Take care...

  4. Hello Prue, guess we have to try and be positive, surely things can only get better. Sunshine today! Good wishes ~ Mike.




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