It’s Monday , and while we are now in a new month , lockdown for me still continues. Anyway list of domestic duties completed and ticked off so off I sneak to my hide for a few hours garden watching. Barry is on patrol , making sure all the pigeons and starlings practice proper social distancing, leaving me free to concentrate on the mirror pond and it’s early afternoon furry visitor Sandra the squirrel. It’s been a warm day and unusually Sandra came to the pond to drink five times. I still get the feeling that she spends more time watching me , than I spend watching her…..
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