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Friday letters - the final April edition

Dear birds,  It will be very noisy and busy in our garden for a while today when the tree surgeons are cutting back the silver birch tree but bear with it and service will be back to normal before long and the bird feeders will be returned to their positions (I have given particular instructions that the lower branches are left in place for that very purpose). 213 more words


A New Spring !

It has been some time since we last posted about our experiences with hedgehogs, we have definitely not gone out of the “Hog Business” but various life issues have meant that the blog has been neglected, all being well we will be able to keep you updated from now on. 615 more words

Erinaceus Europaeus

Full Pink Moon

We had a pink sunrise this morning.

The full April moon is known as a Pink Moon. It was so named as it coincides with the flowering of wild ground phlox, also known as moss pink. 48 more words


One + five hedgehogs

Because it seems right to start off with hedgehogs, even if this blog is not about hedgehogs at all.

I am fascinated by these creatures. Odd-shaped, low-riding, spiky (sometimes cruelly compared to the coconut husk toilet scrubbing brushes of old) and with a distinct snout. 241 more words


Hedgehogs Again

It seems that I can’t step out of the door at night without tripping over a hedgehog. This is a good thing given their dramatic and disasterous decline in the UK. 62 more words


Woodland scene almost complete...

Squirrels scamper in along an old beech branch, whilst s second owl swoops in and settles in the ash tree…

If you like this painting and would like to discuss further – email : busylizzie2@sky.com … 15 more words