The sound of tea being poured and the tinkling of a teaspoon.
From the elm tree come wild and rapidly repeated clucking sounds. It has to be the magpies which have been hanging about recently. But why all the fuss? You can't see because of the leaves. But could they be disputing territory with the wood pigeons which are usually there?
"Today's sound decisions, but for an occasional bit of luck, are usually history's mistakes". Chairman Plutarch