Tag Archives: Chickens

Things I quite like at the moment

Apart from magpies, moles, squirrels, capsid bugs, chlorosis and various fungal blights and diseases. The magpies are stealing the chicken eggs. One or other of a pair hop up to the little ramp into the chicken house, cock one eye … Continue reading

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Written in March (really)

Small clouds are sailing, Blue sky prevailing; The rain is over and gone! From Written in March, William Wordsworth, 1802 Sadly the rain hasn’t gone, but here we are, it’s March! Yesterday dawned frosty, sparkly and sunny. Today grey and … Continue reading

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Feeling the lows

Feeble old continental high can’t push out the Atlantic lows, rain, gales, rain, more rain and guess what more rain = flooding. I saw the sun and a snippet of blue sky about an hour ago and now more driving … Continue reading

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An expensive Christmas dinner

The sorry tale started on Monday. I’d dropped piece of clothing from the washing line which was out on the lawn overnight,  in the morning  I retrieved it and went to open the chickens up and noticed a strong foxy … Continue reading

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Hanging by a thread

This Thunbergia shoot suspended in mid air is supporting, or being supported by, an anchoring thread from a spiders web just outside the living room window. Last weekend I went to tidy the garden of a house we’re selling. I … Continue reading

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Futile search for glow worms

Well there’s no reason why there wouldn’t be any glow worms in the garden, or any reason why there would be.  They prefer chalk, we are near chalk,  and last year there were sightings along the canal a mile or … Continue reading

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