I apologise to my readers for the lack of posts recently. This hasn't, in fact, been due to heavy snowfall - although it has been heavy and persistent for Scotland at this time of year.
No, I've had flu and today is the first day since Wednesday I've managed to stay vertical for more than 10 minutes at a time. I kid you not. This was the real deal, knock you to the ground and punch you in the stomach flu. And stomp on you with big tackety boots while you're there flu!
So for the time being, here's a pretty flower to look at.