wildlife

Dead young blackbird

The Young

This is the time of year when the new fledglings are off and…


bluebell wood

Spring in Somerset

Despite the fact the rain is lashing the window as I write, and the…


Starling Murmurations in Somerset

The rain has stopped and with a crisp cold day and no guests, I…


dead hedge

Garden Distractions

As I am still hobbling in a pathetic old woman sort of way with an…


line of silver trees

Colours of an English summer

Went on a walk the other day and couldn’t stop looking at this line of trees, leaves all…


cinnabar catterpillar on ragwort

Weeds and Wildlife

Ragwort – a new discovery for me – tries to grow all…