I have seldom been more glad that we don't live near a river. Our house stands on a small (very small) hill, but right now it's a welcome hill. We have had so much rain recently, and there is no end in sight.
It has not been good gardening weather, that's for sure, and I have only made the occasional brief foray into the garden to take a few pictures. This is what most things look like right now - sodden:
|Raindrops on a broccoli leaf|
Despite the rain, the "Soleil d'Or" daffodils I brought back from Scilly are beginning to produce buds:
I mustn't complain too much, because I know that many people (most people, in fact) are much worse off than me. There is a lot of flooding throughout the UK, and unusually the South-East is one of the worst-affected areas.