Tag Archives: migration

Two Thursdays

The skies have been festooned with skeins of migrating geese this week. Both at the allotment and in the garden I have heard the distant honking and looked up in time to see them; initially a thin wobbly line, then … Continue reading

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Variation

Hanging out the washing in the morning there’s a definite freshness to the air that wasn’t there a week or so ago. On a walk in the hills above our house this weekend we spotted an enormous painted lady butterfly … Continue reading

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March

It is the beginning of a new month so I turn to my seasonal reading again. In his book The English Year, Steve Roud’s chapter on March is preoccupied with the weather. March “comes in like a lion and out … Continue reading

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Wildlife encounters

This weekend was a packed one for wildlife sightings. On a walk with our friend Emily we spotted three little frogs hanging out in some muddy puddles. Little Owl loved it when we gently tickled them with some grass and … Continue reading

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Santa’s steam train

Yesterday we took a steam train to the North Pole. Little Owl was not much impressed by Santa until he gave her a present and best of all…an orange! My favourite bit was the whole carriage singing Christmas songs with … Continue reading

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Bonfire Night

Bonfire night! I love it! I don’t suppose I’m that bothered about Guy Fawkes etc but I do love sitting out under a starry sky beside a bonfire. We don’t do fireworks as we’re on the farm. Our indefatigable next … Continue reading

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