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The first Cuckoo


By expats


The weather has been wonderfully warm; we’ve done plenty of work in the garden and, this morning to really make us believe summer’s on it’s way, we were woken by the first cuckoo call of the year.
We’ll be visiting the local flower market tomorrow and starting the hanging-baskets. We’ll keep them in the greenhouse for a couple of weeks (just in case: “Cast not a clout…” as the old saying goes)…
Ah well; it’s 9am and the garden (as well as the cuckoo) is calling……

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Good luck and enjoy the flower market.
Well I did cast a clout yesterday and did some gardening in my shorts and a small shirt (the 2nd time this year now lol) but I will put the clouts back on very quickly if it gets cold again :o)
No Cukoos here yet

9 Apr, 2011


Just great, a true sign of summer coming!
Still quite breezy here on the East Coast, but have had some lovely days. Good hunting at the flower market, don't get dazzled.

9 Apr, 2011


So pleased you have heard the Cuckoo its the first sign a very true saying too old folklore enjoy your flower market and doing your baskets.

10 Apr, 2011


wow a cuckoo ............... not herd one in years .......... enjoy !!!

8 May, 2011

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