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Uncle Shawn and Bill and the Almost Entirely Unplanned Adventure by A L Kennedy

Hardback, Walker Books, £8.99, out now

“Badger Bill was having a very bad evening, maybe the worst of his whole life.  He was stuck inside a bag.  206 more words


Big flocks and a couple of surprises

January has slipped into February and with a cold bite to most days it was a pleasant surprise last week to see the first snowdrops starting to carpet the local woods and providing nourishment for any early emerging insects. 337 more words

Blinking into the light

So. Let’s start with a beast fable.

One day a badger decided to dig a new sett. She walked through the wood until she found a sloping bank sheltered from the wind but open to the afternoon sun.

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Potting Shed Tips: When Wildlife gardening goes wrong

Welcome to my new feature… A once a month garden musing that is purely practical and intended to help solve gardening problems… My very own GQT (as one of my best daydreams is imaging myself on the panel bossily letting my pearls of wisdom dazzle everyone with their brilliance). 1,124 more words

Railway Meadow

Updates and Stuff

Treated myself to the most gorgeous little Tudric/Liberty & Co pewter bowl yesterday – I adore the feel of the soft, luxurious hammered metal, the simplicity of the lines, touching on the art nouveau movement with the curve of the handles, and the organically curved split where they join. 961 more words

Deer Me: Caught in the Act

Proof of the culprits hanging around the field & polishing off the leaf beet – and digging holes in inconvenient places! These two roe deer appear next to the hedge,  by a pile of brassica stems from last winter which we left piled up to attract hedgehogs and other wildlife – seems to have done the trick anyway! 6 more words


Seaside Ice Cream Shop

Amelia Sandy Cat welcomes you to the newest business in Greenbearshire, the Seaside Ice Cream Shop!

The shop arrives with Amelia, the building, and all the supplies she needs for serving ice cream to the masses of Sylvanians that will soon arrive. 1,023 more words