In defence of the stingers

In defence of the stingers

In June, Philip found what was either a tiny wasp or hornets nest underneath a tarpaulin in the wood. The nest was in its early stages, about the size of a quail’s egg and had 11 empty cells tucked inside.  It had to be removed from its location so we may have...
A walk in early June

A walk in early June

When I arrived in Hollington in early June, Mischief & Cheeky (the pigs), were enjoying fresh cuttings from the scything of the ride. They particularly liked the doc leaves, Rumex crispus, choosing them over their ‘piggy’ pellets. They really are quite...