Archive for the ‘Wildlife’ Category

A cruel twist of fate

I hate nature sometimes. Just when you think you’re at one with it, it turns around and bites (or should that be stings?) you on the arse.


May 18, 2010 · admin · One Comment
Tags:  · Posted in: Pests, Wildlife

My new friend nature.

Sunday afternoon, whilst down on the plot, I made a new friend. Whilst digging a bed, I got buzzed by a female blackbird. I’m not sure whether she actually brushed my head with her wings, or whether it was the down draught from them that just ruffled my hair. Either way, it was a serious […]


April 13, 2010 · admin · No Comments
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Happy but shattered.

There’s no other way to describe today’s weather than glorious. I’m the director of the management company at the flats where I live, so tend to do a bit of work keeping the grounds and driveway tidy. We’ve got an annoying earth bank at the back of the car park which, before I took on […]


April 10, 2010 · admin · No Comments
Tags: , , , , ,  · Posted in: Pests, Polytunnel, Vegetables, Wildlife

New allotment – Day 1

Worked myself into a right state yesterday with the frustration of not being able to get onto the plot. Spent most of the day stomping around angrily cursing about the allotment company secretary not having called me back to arrange a time to meet so he could show me around. Realised during the evening that […]


March 14, 2010 · admin · No Comments
Tags: , ,  · Posted in: General, Seeds, Vegetables, Wildlife

Beeing good.

I don’t know what it is about bees, but their plight really bothers me.


March 1, 2010 · admin · No Comments
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