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Toads laid low

Toads laid low

I was torn tonight 'twixt a Bat group meeting and a Barn Owl meeting, both on Zoom - Or - going out on Toad Patrol to rescue toads from the local village road. As there were 18 toads killed prior to me getting to the village last night, I knew that toad rescues had to...

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Unusual sky

Unusual sky

On the way through the park and was fascinated by this sky and the cloud formations.

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Winter flowering Honeysuckle

This Lonicera purpusii 'Winter Beauty' (also known as the winter flowering Honeysuckle) was a gift from my dear Dad, many moons ago. In summer, this lovely shrub is just a green bush, but each winter when most else is resting, it awakens, flowers, and produces the...

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Amazon

Amazon

Due to the pandemic, along with many artisans I have found myself without 'visitor-hands-on' Gallery facilities.  For this reason, I decided the more online retailer platforms I can connect with, the better. There is a consensus that artisan and luxury brands are best...

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Cellophane pockets

Cellophane pockets

At home, and in my studio, I have been recycling plastic, glass, cardboard etc and trying to reduce the amount of plastic we use, for a number of years. This has been relatively easy at home because if I'm unable to purchase a product in a glass jar or bottle, or...

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Besties

Besties

This is so good. I think it is the smoothest introduction we've every had.  Understandably, on the first night, the girls didn't know where to go at bedtime and needed a bit of help.  As darkness fell, we guided them into the chicken shed and they then slept tucked up...

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Our New Chickens

Our New Chickens

Well that was different. Arrived home with our newly rescued girls and, as always, took their crate into the chicken shed: their new home. With previously rescued chooks, when you remove them from the crate they are understandably bewildered and unsure as to where to...

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Country life and quiet life

Living in the countryside isn't necessarily uneventful. Early this a.m we stepped out into the park with the girls to find a car upside-down on the single lane that runs thro'..  Often, when walking the girls in the park we have to be aware, as drivers will sometimes...

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New Lovely Studio

New Lovely 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 in...

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Bisto

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.... hence 'Bisto'... a somewhat appropriate...

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