When we got back home we had a google on ladybirds hibernating and found this very informative ladybird fact sheet, even though we thought the song on the front was a little macabre it proved interesting reading. It sounds like they could have just come out of hibernation because of the mild weather. Hope the colder weather coming our way doesn't affect them too much this weekend.
Ruben took some photo's of signs of spring he saw:
He also found this huge "stick" otherwise known as a tree-trunk! I managed to talk him out of bringing it the whole way home, just....