A Meadow Pipit above is eyeing up the talent.
As is the Wheatear.
Big Daddy is wearing himself out trying to keep a track on his harem.
Lambs are popping out all over.
The Konik Ponies at the Loch of Strathbeg have obviously settled in well, as the first foal is born.
And all around new life..... (I love the fact we see calves with cows in the fields round here.)
So what has this to do with weddings? Well - Spring springing, birds meeting, new life arriving, all has an effect, even on some of our more mature beings.
A couple of our friends who have been together for years..... have decided to tie the knot.
No tootle to the church for them, or indeed the Registry Office. No, after waiting this long he decides to build a Viking Long House for the ceremony, you cant really plan an outside wedding in the North East of Scotland, no matter the season, your guests will probably need some shelter. So ceremonial long house made from - pallets.
And, why not the Viking long ship ( not sure I am getting all this terminology right).
Despite it being only just Spring arriving, and all this cooing and other stuff, reminds me that next month, Midsummers Eve, YES ITS ONLY THAT FAR AWAY AND WE HAVENT PROPERLY HAD SPRING YET, is our wedding anniversary.
When the DP and I wed, everyone dressed up as a character from Shakespeare's Midsummers Night, we had Bottoms, Walls, Titania, Puck, the whole cast list.
What was your wedding like? Hopefully far better than the 'My Big Fat Gypsy Wedding' rubbish we see on t.v. and much, much more fun. Like ours was and the Viking one on its way will be.