Our apple tree is beginning to feel very spring-like with clusters of white flowers raining “petals of snow” […]

Blue tits in the apple blossom


As I sat working at my laptop in the garden I hear a surprising tapping and hammering noise […]

A blue woodpecker?


While we’ve been locked down and unable to travel freely to the hills and wider countryside I’ve been […]

New OWPG Website



At the start of lockdown, we put up several nest-boxes made from untreated wood in the hope that […]

Blue-tits find nest-box


It’s 4am at the end of the 3rd week of Lockdown. And I can’t sleep. Again. There are […]

#Lockdown ramblings