Monthly Archives: June 2011

Pia’s Competition No. 3, 4 & 5

We are off on our summer holidays this evening. Little Owl will be bathed and put to bed in the car and then we’ll begin our slow migration south. Hence I am releasing the next three instalments of Pia’s competition … Continue reading

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Six silent fishes

Little Owl and I have had a lovely couple of days with our good friend Steady Hands. We took Steady Hands for a walk in the woods and found an injured magpie in a cage. He looked like he was … Continue reading

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Pia’s Competition No.2

Here is the second instalment of Pia’s competition. It’s a bit of holiday fun to remind her of Scotland but you can join in too. Where is this in Edinburgh? It’s quite a tricky one so I’ll give you a … Continue reading

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Living with an international assassin

We have spent the day in the garden digging, planting and watering. All the doors and windows were flung open and Little Owl toddled in and out getting progressively grubbier. Living on a farm the warm weather brings flies and … Continue reading

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Ascension Day

It has been a glorious day today. Little Owl and I have spent most of the day outside in the sunshine, apart from when we were making doughnuts! Apparently today is Ascension Day and associated with this day is the … Continue reading

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Slow growing grass

                  It’s windy but warm here now. Little Owl and I spotted a pairĀ of Yellowhammers flitting around the farmyard. I’ve been told on the farm that the grass is growing slowly for … Continue reading

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