Over the summer we have really enjoyed watching the winged visitors to our garden, loving the bees gathering in our thoroughly overgrown flower bed (giving us the perfect excuse to bother with no gardening at all!), and especially enjoying the honey bees who moved into our little bee house to recharge at nights. The last… Continue reading Birds and Bees
August is just hours away from drawing to a close, and just been for my usual lunch-time wander around our loch, keeping an eye out as always for the bird families I’ve come to know over this lovely long summer – ducks, coots and swans, all generally to be found gliding across the water or… Continue reading All grown up… Watching our resident swans over the summer
A duck and her four beautiful ducklings happily enjoying the rainy August morning on my way to work, lovely to see.. 😍🐤🐥🐥🐥🐥💦
Charmer and I took a long rambling hack on Saturday night, just about 6-7ish as the warmth was cooling and there were a few less flies to bother us along the way – though we are very well practised at quick bursts of trot combined with swishing reins to shake them off! It must have… Continue reading Coming across deer on our weekend adventures
It’s hard to believe we are already over half-way through May already and hurtling towards half-way through 2016 – but with the weather finally holding, heat in the air from first thing and the skies blue more days than not, summer is pretty much here; and has brought with it all its usual beauty and… Continue reading Blossom, ducklings and getting back to summer routines – Hello May!
Been a while since I posted here with plenty having been going on in recently both with the pets and without; and it is lovely to be back to this, reading through updates from the other pets and lives I love to follow and gathering thoughts on our little ones (and big one!) too. All… Continue reading Overdue update on the pets!