New Studio

It’s been a long while since I posted anything arty ~ so thought I’d do a quick catch up; explain why, and say Hi. Life for everyone has been turned upside-down and inside-out and I hope you are all well and hanging-on in there during these uncertain times. Back...


A knock on the door on a Saturday night. Apparently, early that a.m an estate worker, with an interest in bats, had been called re: a bat that had been found tucked behind a tin of gravy powder in the local golf club kitchen.  Presumably the bat had inadvertently...

Whiskered Bat

A call from the vet re: a bat found during early evening, in the middle of the road on a housing estate in Blandford Forum.  Thankfully a kind soul had collected and delivered the bat to the local surgery. Having just returned home after moving more furniture from the...

A bit of my Larmer Tree history

I have lived and worked at the Larmer Tree Gardens for 31 extremely happy years and feel privileged to have known, and been able to spend time with the late Major Michael Augustus Lane-Fox Pitt-Rivers: owner of the Larmer Tree Gardens, and Rushmore Estate.  The Larmer...
Trying to find Mum

Trying to find Mum

Attempted to reunite this Pipistrelle pup with his mum last night. Even though a couple of bats flew-in close to the pup and showed interest…unfortunately there were no takers, so we all came home again and I will try again tonight.  Fingers crossed.  Meanwhile,...

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Rushmore Park
Tollard Royal
Salisbury, Wiltshire
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