11 November 2017 The back garden bird feeding station is most popular because it is in a quiet spot and close to all of the trees/shrubs so birds hop in and out to feed. Birds need to consume between 25 and 50% of their body weight each day. In Winter, when foraging time is limited […]
Wednesday November 8, 2017. It was a beautiful day – chilly – only 3 degrees celsius but with bright sunlight all morning. Last week Jim and I bought some Bird Feeders for our garden. It is time to get closer to nature and where better than in our back garden. We have resident […]
Holding Your Warmth I stand in my kitchen, bronzed feet on cold tiles. I sip camomile tea from your favourite mug, clasp it tightly, holding your warmth. Looking out the window to the stillness of night, thoughts of you unravel and I am back in the mountains of Tenerife as we gaze in wonder […]
Winter skies, full of rain, the hush of a still daybreak. Christmas lights and garlands brighten neighbour’s gardens. A blackbird tops the maple a robin in the birch, rivals for territory birdsong sprinkles the dawn. Bare trees stand sentinel, limbs raised in gladness, twinkling with raindrops this soft December day.
I wish I was the chubby grey cat curled up tight, dozing in warm sunshine watching a garden symphony unfold. I wish I was the scarlet rose hips high above the trellis eying the changing colours of day, listening to the whispers of trees eaves dropping on the secrets of rose buds or the […]