1900/27th August 2022 Becoming a countrywoman in 2018, I found I could not pass by a window without looking out. Wild animals are often nearby and timing is everything. Even if there is no bird or animal in sight, I can usually be certain of a strangely shaped cloud. And failing that, it makes me … Continue reading Dog days
Who runs this show?
1534/29th April 2021 Somebody's been taking lessons. Little Red's technique has been adapted to a much larger body. Grey squirrel used to reach the top of the porch post and find himself challenged by gravity, sliding back down. Little Red is so tiny, he doesn't have that problem. He gets to the top and launches … Continue reading Who runs this show?
Ides of April
0706/16th April 2021 Snow had seemed a possibility, but I was mildly surprised to see that it had materialized. Fortunately, this time it was barely more than a dusting so not a problem for the early buds, I think. Little Red was rather taken aback but he found something to nibble beneath the white stuff: … Continue reading Ides of April
Winter is back. Not the pretty, snowy kind, but the blustery, get into the cracks, raw, miserable, wet kind they always had when I was in England. In those days it was the only kind and Summer wasn't a lot different. Before climate change disrupted everybody's weather. I've even got the sore throat that always … Continue reading Red?