June 2020

Geese are roosting in the barley near us. Coming in the moonlight, casting flying shadows across the bedroom curtains and calling; such a wild sound. They seem to prefer to feed on the young shoots and will move from field … Continue reading

May 2020

In these days of self-isolation contact with the natural world may be limited for some people. Some are not lucky enough to live in the countryside or even have gardens but there are still things you can do. Feeding birds … Continue reading

April 2020

Fruit trees are in blossom this month, giving us stunning sights and reminding us that spring is truly here. Also providing pollen and nectar for pollinating insects, especially bees but it seems that some, particularly bumble bees, may not know … Continue reading

March 2020

March is here and let’s hope it brings better weather than we had last month. Ciara and Dennis may sound like some sort of theatrical double act, with Dennis chasing Ciara across the weather stage, but in fact the poor … Continue reading