A hibernating hedgehog,
Woke up to greet the spring,
He’d set the alarm for half-past May,
But he hadn’t heard it ring.
In fact he’d gone and overslept, 22 more words
Springtime sees the movement of amphibians from their overwintering sites back to their breeding ponds to meet, mate and lay their eggs.
Last week we had our first frogspawn of the year in the garden pond – two clumps which have subsequently been joined by a further twenty-two and the sound of mating calls suggests they are in no hurry to slow down! 132 more words
We are in the throes of a very strange Abu Dhabi winter here in the desert. Temperatures have barely climbed out of the 60’s, dipping down into the 50’s at night, with clouds building across the sky. 522 more words
These last couple of weeks I've not been doing much blogging about Chiswick, West London and family things to do. January is firmly for hibernation in my book. 716 more words