Snow on the lane offers the opportunity of becoming a detective. Early morning snow can reveal which, otherwise, often unseen, animals have been making their way around the area, where the preferred routes are and where they go to.
Taking Rosie the collie with me ensures that if I miss something she will point me in the right direction.
This photo shows a fox’s prints and a hare’s. I don’t somehow think they were walking up the lane together! By the difference in the snow I would say the fox had found the hare prints and was following it.
This photo shows a fox’s prints
The sun on the snow highlighted some of the beautiful colours in the trees and walls –