Clouds in your skies!

Clouds in your skies!

It's summertime and blue skies with bright sunshine may well be what you have wished for. This month we have certainly had plenty of blue-sky days ...

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Summer mud pies

Summer mud pies

How about this? A summer pie in a pot!  A group of my young neighbours came up with this idea and I love it. Using an old kitchen cooking pot or fo...

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from the forest

Elderflower Pancakes

For me, a true sign that summer has arrived is when the sweet- smelling elder is in flower. It’s flat topped clusters of beautiful, tiny, creamy-wh...

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Nest building materials

Nest building materials

For good behaviour, our young puppy was given one of his favourite treats today – the cardboard tube from the centre of a toilet roll! Out into the...

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Wildlife Den

Wildlife Den

Spring is an excellent time to watch wildlife, as many birds and mammals are often so absorbed in their preparations of finding a mate, claiming te...

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