Monthly Archive: March 2023


Meteorological Spring

March 1st is the first day of meteorological spring, . For the Welsh-born boaters it was a day for flags. Remember Wales; remember St David. Despite it being merely meteorological spring (March 1st) rather than astronomical spring (March 20th) this St David’s Day was declared the day for a mid-morning picnic, with home made Welsh cakes, tea and coffee as refreshments. There was something rather Welsh about the damp in the air and puddles underfoot… But the catkins hinted of...