What a contrast with the River Mersey just a few weeks ago, when it was almost up to the level of the bridge in the distance in the above picture taken last Sunday at Northenden weir. Children were enjoying sliding down the weir.
Around here, and in Fletcher Moss Park, the Marsh Marigolds are flourishing despite the dry weather - areas of marshland are still available!
Tonight one of our local hedgehogs arrived to hoover up the food left out for the birds... I hope the mealworms don't make it ill!