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Grandpa And His Frogs

Kids will be kids. My cousin had came to the farm for a short visit and I took him down to the pond to show him all the tadpoles I had seen a couple of weeks ago. 645 more words

True Stories

I used to raise tadpoles

It was my neighbour who got me into it. Or rather, my neighbour’s grandson. His name was Rupert and he would come round on Sunday afternoons. 594 more words


The river bank

Shacks lined the river bank.
A rickety bridge for crossing.
Reeds grow near the water’s edge.
Birds nesting, hidden in the reeds.

Cluster of little puddles with life. 94 more words


Frog's eggs morphing to tadpoles

The theme of this week’s photo challenge is “transmogrify”. Here are some river frog eggs about to transform into tadpoles. 33 more words

Wildlife Garden

Year 8 revisited

October 18, 2016 marks our eighth year of living on the farm. I can hardly believe it. I can hardly believe that I’ve been writing this blog for seven years now. 938 more words

Farm Critters

October 2016 Field Visit - Fivebough Swamp in flood

I must confess to a spot of laziness this month. With plenty of time available, and much sunnier weather than we’ve had in months, I had many opportunities to head out for a field visit during October, but I left off doing so until the final weekend (I did get a lot of washing and some yard work done, though, so I’m counting it as a productive month from a non-blogging perspective). 596 more words

Ecosystem: Wetland