Tag Archive: Wildlife

The first butterfly of summer… already?

The days are getting a little warmer now in Britain, but the nights are still freezing. It looks like Spring may be just on the horizon, especially now we have a few scattered… Continue reading

Let Sleeping Foxes Lie

This is the magical creature who lives at the bottom of our garden. He is a refined gentleman, highly intelligent, and partial to an afternoon nap (but only if it’s not raining). Today… Continue reading

A Blackbird in the Snow

It’s all very white, crisp, and cold here this morning in Britain. I guess a little bit of snow makes a nice change from incessant rain, but a lot of snow can be… Continue reading

Hedgehogs hibernating in the garden

I take the plunge into the hedgehog property market in a desire to help the hedgehogs hibernate in my back garden.

Hedgehogs in the Garden

Late the other night, I thought I heard the crunch of leaves underfoot in the garden. When security light came on, I was seriously concerned that we might have a burglar prowling around… Continue reading

The Fox

At the moment I’m reading The Fox, a novella by D. H. Lawrence, and I have spent the whole day being haunted by a wonderful passage that I read last night. I have the honour of… Continue reading

The Big Garden Birdwatch – results now in!

This weekend the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB for short) recruited hundreds of thousands of volunteers all across the UK to take part in the annual Big Garden Birdwatch. The… Continue reading

Happy Badger Day!

Here in the UK we’re celebrating National Badger Day, a great chance to spoil the badger community in your back garden with peanut butter. Hope everyone has a wonderful time watching their badgers tonight,… Continue reading

The Arctic Fox

I couldn’t help but share this stunning photograph of an arctic fox, taken by photographer Alain Turgeon for the “Wild for Wildlife and Nature” group (please check out their website, which has many more… Continue reading