The pool is under siege! Major Dickie is determined to conquer and win. There appears to be an inordinate amount of dead leaf matter coming up from the bottom. This of course serves us right. We should have bought a new winter cover last year and thus avoided the debris getting in.
He surprised a frog – and himself – earlier when he lifted the lid on the leaf collector. The enterprising amphibian was happily enjoying a see-saw ride on the entrance flap. We have moved it to a safer home in the pond at the bottom of the garden!