Wildlife

Your hare looks swell*

*apologies to “Baby, It’s Cold Outside” – it’s had enough of a mauling the past few years. Or about time too, really. Another visit from a young hare today, anyway. They seem to like popping […]

Completed fencing
Garden

[Don’t] fence me in

The fence is complete. The gate is “fashioned” from the mini-pallet on which the wire and posts arrived. The stones I lined the perimeter with have been covered with soil as planned. Apart from that, […]

Sophia the wren
Bog

The cast of characters

Obviously lockdown is taking its toll, and we have started naming the wildlife in lieu of having pets or any other human contact. We’ve covered young Kenny Leveret before: There’s also a small bird that […]

badgercam in situ
Bog

Everything But The Badger

Not, disappointingly, a band specialising in covers of songs by the Hull-based sophisti-pop duo fronted by Tracey Thorn, performed by someone looking like the frizzy-haired brock-loving guitarist from Queen, but an update on the wildlife […]

badger cam
Bog

Badger watch

Last night a badger was caught on one of the security cameras bustling off into the undergrowth down the side of the driveway/track/ditch. The weather has been brutal here for a number of weeks, punishing […]