Returns from Africa; Tulips; Clouds, Blues and Stones.


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A special day last week when on the 16th, whilst concentrating on some log splitting, I picked up a faint but distinctive sound from the far side of the valley. And paused. Was it a cuckoo? As is often the … Continue reading

Morning Preenings; Night-time Droopings and Dustings; Last Daffodil and Snowdrop Comments, and Seed Successes


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Every year the Canada geese fly into the valley sometime during February or March to breed. I guess that the 5 or 6 ponds in the immediate surroundings of the village are a sufficiently good draw. This last week I … Continue reading