It’s a beastly day; cool and wet.  Apart from two short, unavoidable trips I’m staying indoors; so will the goats, hens, parrot and dogs.  Of the domestic and farm animals only the horse and the neighbour’s cows are out, poor things; it’s hard to tell if they mind.   Very good for the garden, rain.


Here’s one of the elegant looking slugs that come out when it rains:


They look as if they were designed in Milan by a handbag company, I love the black and brown combination.  Here’s another:


We’re told they’re eating up the garden, but they’re doing a terrible job.  They must be on a ‘go slow’.