This weekend brought sunshine and showers, with plenty of opportunities to get into the garden. While I was chopping wood, moving our lone snowdrop to the bank at the bottom of the garden while still in the green to safeguard its survival in the work to come, pruning the burgeoning buddleia back hard to a single stump and myriad other tasks of tidying and preparation, Willow and Xander were keeping me company in the spring sunshine.
Both cats loved running along the plastic sheeting over the vegetable beds, dipping their paws into puddles of rainwater and then shaking them before carrying on to the next puddle.
Both were also in and out of the pile of pallets stacked behind me as I chopped wood, here Willow stopped to rest for a moment,
before continuing down the garden to explore the stacks of logs in the woodstores, while Xander strode purposefully towards the camera.
They do have an alarming tendency to nibble on everything that crosses their path; the green shoots of shallots that have appeared beside the last standing cabbages disagreed almost immediately with Xander, hopefully this experience will deter him from a repeat performance as onions are rather toxic to cats!