when everything fails …

… I certainly look like Clint in the previous post.

First the pump I use for our pond burned through and I had to buy a new one;

then I found out that the cleats of my Shimano sandals couldn’t be simply renewed by new ones, because the iron plate inside the rubber sandal can’t be renewed. I had to decide to buy new sandals …

 

and in the evening I found out that a dove (Streptopelia decaocto) got two young ones in her nest she made three weeks ago in our hedge. So we can expect a lot of dove-talking in the coming weeks …