Over the Easter holidays we had mostly good weather here in Lewes. It rained a bit but not so much to stop people enjoying a visit to our beautiful old town. I had many an opportunity to go out into my small urban garden and to forget about that madding crowd that was apparently surging across the nation for the holidays.
Lewes was made slightly less idyllic because Lewes Council didn’t notify the residents of our street that the rubbish was being collected a day earlier last week and consequently the street was lined with bin bags all weekend.
It might not have looked that attractive to residents and visitors but it delighted a visiting herring gull.
It was having a great time here in Lewes apparently amazed that tidy-minded Lewes had let its standards drop.
The gull made the view of Pleasant Stores less pleasant for a bit but at least the gull had a good time. I hope he doesn’t let the other gulls know that the rubbish collection will be a day late this week. I wonder if those nice people at the council will come and sort out the mess. At least they gave me the opportunity to study marine sea birds at close quarters.
Update: Tuesday afternoon and Lewes Council sent a van round to pick up the rubbish. Yay! Result.
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