Posts made in May 20th, 2012

After the Rain

Posted by on May 20, 2012 in Birds, Wildlife Moment Of The Week | 0 comments

We’ve been looking at the sky for weeks. The odd cloud passes, but they’re hanging on to their rain. After four years of living on a boat we’ve mastered the art of washing in a beaker of water, but still, the tanks are low. For the past two days clouds have gathered, but they look to have forgotten their jobs. We head for a quick evening run. As we near the ‘Burrowing Owl’ hill, I feel a fat drop of rain on my face, then another. Soon we’re soaking and the gravel track is swimming. We sprint home, tie metres of awning over the boat, fit in the hose pipe and listen to the sweet...

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