Tag: wildlife

The Birds

This morning, standing outside in my bathrobe coaxing a young bird out of our apple tree, alternately flapping my elbows and waving a syringe full of lukewarm oatmeal, it suddenly occurs to me that I have gone mad. Quite, quite mad. I know. It should have occurred to […]

Our Robin

Here is your AAAAAH moment of the weekend! In the wake of my murderous rampage last week, a crime for which I am still paying in the form of a splinted finger and a driving ban for another 6 weeks, here is my latest YouTube upload. Lest any […]

The End

Dawn is green pasture Wet with dew, Clover and stolen strawberries. The joy of survival. The silent warmth of companionship. A blast, A flash, A crash through the wood. Darkness is claiming Both grass and blood. The black, glassy eye Unsees the sky. Mother Hen (Writing Prompt: END, part […]

The Robin

You would have to go pretty far in this world to find a sweeter looking creature than the British Robin. Unlike its larger American cousin, the British Robin is basically a tiny pingpong ball with feathers. But don’t be fooled by its fluffy exterior – beneath that red […]