National Meadows Day; Sowing Beauty or Tainted Love; Buttercups, Pizzas and Seasonal Invertebrates.


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The first of July seems a long time ago. Hay has been cut. Twice. A shed has been built. Seeds have been shed – pale stem straws, shimmering. Or catapulted. Crisp, hairy and augured. Rain has fallen, at times heavily. … Continue reading

Goshawks, Shooting Stars, Degenerate Wasps and Tiffany Dragonflies


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The day after my last post I was filming wasps demolishing a Red Melba apple when a vehicle drove into the yard. Things often seem to happen when Dave arrives (we saw the Sparrow hawk take a Pied Wagtail earlier … Continue reading