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Dawn chorus

I woke up in the early hours of Easter Sunday morning. The air was filled with the sound of the dawn chorus. I haven’t heard a dawn chorus like that since we lived in the Borders. The seagulls tried to … Continue reading

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A single spear

I hope you all had a lovely Easter and got to enjoy some of the sunshine. We headed up to Yorkshire and sweltered in our woolly jumpers, entirely unprepared for the heatwave. We had a great time but at the … Continue reading

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Underground squirrels

Little Owl was wondering aloud over dinner, who was in charge of our house. Apparently they had always thought it was mummy, but then mummy got herself locked in at the allotment and daddy had to rescue her, so it … Continue reading

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Easter

Did you have a lovely Easter? We did. Highlights for me were a meadow full of delicate white and purple fritillaries here in Devon, and banks of wood anemones like little white stars in a wooded glen in Yorkshire. I … Continue reading

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Hosting a hedgehog

In the meadow by the river, cow parsley flower heads dance like a sea of white saucers over a table cloth of golden grasses. Along the river banks hogweed umbrellas are drying out and dying back, giving room for other … Continue reading

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Happy Easter

We’re all moved in to our new house but don’t have internet connected yet so in the meantime here’s a quick message from my phone. Happy Easter one and all!

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Children in Scotland

I was chuffed to bits that an illustration of mine was used in an article about the Scottish Centre for Conflict Resolution in the March issue of the Children in Scotland magazine. Children in Scotland is the national agency for … Continue reading

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Hatchings

This week at Little Owl’s nursery they have had some eggs in an incubator and it has caused a major stir. Every day the children have been able to go and visit the eggs. Each morning Little Owl has been … Continue reading

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GOOD (it’s) Friday

I wasn’t sure we’d make it to Friday this week. On Tuesday Big Dreamer had a spectacular crash on a high and winding road in the snow. I’d like to say it wasn’t serious but it very much was. We … Continue reading

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