I didn't take my camera with me, as I thought there was no point in the rain and horrible conditions, so the following pix are crappy iPhone photos.
Hazel catkins are an early sign of spring, although that's still a couple of months away. Great Tits were also singing.
Flooded ground by the river
Path up to the church from the main road which goes through the village. While not in a 'granny-stopper' category, this is a lot steeper than it looks in the photo.
The people who maintain the local footpaths have attempted to tame at least some of the mud by putting bracken and straw down on it. This has only been a partial success.
Tomorrow's forecast is better, with some sunshine predicted. I'll probably head to Ryde and Seaview.