The bees are out,
the sea and sand are warming up, and those rolling head colds of winter are starting to fade to a memory.
As the sun comes out and flowers bloom, so do the number of festivals and events.
You’d be mad not to get amongst them with the sun on your back, so make sure you check out our pick of what’s on this weekend, on Pages 4-5.
And if you’re more in the mood to lounge around the kitchen table reading the paper, by all means! We have you covered.
Chef Matt Sinclair’s excitement about what spring offers seasonal dining, from Page 6, is infectious.
On Page 10 Sarah tells you about local musician Wes Carr and his latest album, which is about to drop.