The many-eyed Icarus.

July 31, 2018 - Today - and another lovely result of NOT mowing our lawn(s), presented itself to me. Look... I generally don't tend to...
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The wee bee detective.

July 29, 2018 - Our little garden detective today (below) found a tall climbing rose frond, COVERED in holey leaves. Holes produced o...
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ES REGNET! ES REGNET!

July 28, 2018 - I've almost certainly mentioned (on this website) before, the fact that I am bored rigid by bloggers giving us a daily a...
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The 147th Open at Carnoustie. MY highlight from round 1.

July 20, 2018 - Regular readers of this wildlife blog may remember that I've been playing golf for nearly 35 years now. I love it. And...
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A short-lived chance for YOU to see the "nascent west wind of the oaks".

July 15, 2018 - A quick blog post today on a wee butterfly that RIGHT NOW is much more visible than it usually is. If you've not seen on...
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Hot water

July 13, 2018 - The early summer heat continues... with its scarcity of water. We've barely had any rain at all since mid May (1.2mm I...
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A heavenly start to summer.

July 10, 2018 - Wowzer. They (whoever "they" are) say "There's no such thing as good (or bad) weather. Just the wrong type of clothes".
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Spinning class.

July 05, 2018 - You may have noticed that I found a Puss moth caterpillar in the garden this afternoon - and it was clearly looking for...
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Another superb caterpillar. 'The horned wine'.

July 05, 2018 - Last August, I blogged about our longest UK caterpillar, which Anna and I found on one of our favourite walks. Roll on...
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Crab spiders? PAH! Crap spiders, more like!

July 05, 2018 - Crab spiders. You know 'em, right? Those wee spiders which have the ability to change colour to match the (generally)...
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Rather like...

July 01, 2018 - … this jackdaw (they're always present like the kites), flying over our garden a few minutes ago... I'm a bit of a sun...
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