The weather has been glorious today. I wore a jumper down to the beach but took it off when we got down there it was so warm. Minnie and I did about a 3ish mile walk this morning. As she doesn't know me particularly I couldn't let her off the lead, but they had given me an extending lead for her so she could roam around a bit more.
She started off pulling quite a lot, which she isn't supposed to do, but she is young and still being trained, so we just had a bit of a stop and start beginning to the walk while I waited for her to stop pulling and come back a bit By the end of the walk though she wasn't pulling at all.
In the afternoon I started in on the garden, with Minnie helping me by lying in the garden and from time to time sniffing round. She and Adam had a couple of games of tug of war which were entertaining - I had a couple but she is so strong I am inclined to leave it to him.
I have weeded about a third of the back garden, and began clipping back the ivy on the wall (bane of my garden - along with slugs etc) and did a few feet of wall when the clippers broke. Hmm. Task for B I think.
We had a short walk down to the supermarket to get a couple of bits, and of course Minnie came in with me. It is very odd to take a dog into the supermarket! She was very good, though I had to pull her back from sniffing at the meat counters, but I met a friend so we were chatting and admiring the dog, then the lad on the till leaned over to admire the dog too. The end result was that when I got home I realised that he had forgotten to give me the stamps I had bought. So I got into the car to go down and get them.
Minnie is now lying on the rug having a nap before she has her dinner, and then we will have an evening in front of the tv. She likes watching tv, she was quite absorbed in something last night.
It is now 5.35 and getting cool enough to close the window!
Everyone you meet is commenting on how lovely the weather is. But we had glorious weather last year in April, and the rest of the year was cool, cloudy, and rainy. Too cold to sit out without a warm jumper all summer. So everyone is saying how lovely it is, but we hope it won't be all we get like last year.