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The other day Finch broke my necklace. It wasn’t just any old necklace. It was the necklace Big Dreamer gave me when Wren was born. It has five little stars on it, one for each of us. I wear it … Continue reading

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Blackbird

The days have been long and hot here. I have been sitting Wren in the garden in her baby bouncer in the shade of the Japanese maple. She usually falls fast asleep, the dappled light dancing over her flickering eyelids, … Continue reading

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A new patch

Over the last few weeks Little Owl (now with Finch too) and I have been getting to know our new patch. We hot-footed it to a nearby garden centre to stock up the bird feeders and gradually the locals have … Continue reading

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To-ings and fro-ings

Following on from yesterday’s post I’ve been thinking that it’s been a bit of a week for thinking about death and loss. Now that’s a cheerful way to start! Little Owl discovered a baby rabbit dead underneath our garden bench … Continue reading

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