Ladies and gentlemen, this is March. I'm telling you that, because if I don't you will almost certainly mistake it for January.
Only the first of these photos was taken in the garden, the others were out on walks. Or slithers, as you might call them.
A little triumph: I had always wanted snowdrops in the garden and it took me three years to get them settled, but I think they're here to stay now:
Closer to home, Holmwood Common:
The only greenery to be seen on the trees is lichen:
Four Wents Pond, Holmwood Common