"...we have had a few sunny and warm days, tentatively suggesting that good times are on their way."
Why oh why did I type that yesterday?
The weather has been rather bruising today, the sky being either black or blue. If there were tasks to complete outdoors, it was a day for nipping out between showers of driving rain, sleet and hail.
Newborn lambs and calves must be thinking "Hmmm, I didn't sign up for THIS!"