Category Archives: Gardens

Nature plays by its own rules….

It is time that the latest brood of Blue Tit chicks that have been produced in this nest box to fledge. The parents have been patiently coaxing the chicks out of the only world they have ever known for the … Continue reading

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Noise and Fury….

Late spring i starting to merge into early summer. The garden is throwing off its spring splashes of garish bulb colours and slowly adopting its summer hues. Along with this the bees have returned in their frantic search for pollen. … Continue reading

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Bird Song

As I prepare this for publications my world is surrounded by birdsong. There are far worse background noises in the world at the moment.

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Sitting in the Garden…

I know all these empowering guru suggest that you should grab the day, get out an see the world or whatever passes for inspirational nonsense at the moment. Well I say nonsense. You can’t beat just sitting in your garden … Continue reading

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Up With the Birds….

One of the joys (?) of where I live is that at the moment the dawn chorus is really really loud and so if you happen to stir around about dawn from your slumbers the chances of going back to … Continue reading

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The wind from the West…

One of the advantages to living somewhere that, if it was in the USA, would be described as a flyover state is that we don’t get really bad weather. Over the past week the British Isles has been hit by … Continue reading

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New Month..New Opportunities…

One never knows just when life will deal you an interesting card. This afternoon I had the privilege of spend just a few moments with our resident hedgehog. Nothing like happenchance to get the creative juice flowing.

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Too Warm….

Autumn is here with a vengeance only it’s not. We are now well into September and the temperature still has a pleasant feel to it. When I was out at dawn this morning I didn’t need my gloves! Don’t get … Continue reading

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Girls on Film….

The last few days my old bones have started to stir – the cold autumn chill is slowly starting take hold. Summer is over and to use that well worn cliche: Winter is coming It’ll be awhile before the first … Continue reading

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Round, Round Round…

There was a time many years ago that I could set my watch by the RAF. 14:55 hrs every weekday, the RAF at Cottesmore* didn’t fly on weekends nor bank holidays, three tornadoes would come shouting up the Mease valley … Continue reading

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