Counting on …day 134 

28th March 2022

What a run of beautifully warm, sunny days! 

We can of course count on there being some wet days to come – and rain is a necessary part of our survival. Can we enjoy wet days just as much as sunny ones?  Wet becomes uncomfortable when one gone gets cold and/or when you end up sitting in damp clothes. But otherwise we tend to veer unnecessarily away from going out in the rain. Waterproofs can keep us dry and getting wet doesn’t really hurt – it can be fun feeling rain drip on to your face. As can watching the rain drip off leaves or run down gullies.

Welly Wandering is number 6 of the National Trust’s 50 Things to do! And in Sweden they are developing play grounds that come to life in the rain!

Author: Judith Russenberger

Environmentalist and theologian, with husband and three grown up children plus one cat, living in London SW14. I enjoy running and drinking coffee - ideally with a friend or a book.

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