Big news is that we now have a dog - a working cocker spaniel called Lola. We bough her from a breeder in Cork, who brought her over to us two days ago. Ed and I have been thinking about getting a cocker spaniel puppy for some time now, but since neither of us has … Continue reading Lola
To the woods to wash off winter blues!
The big news is that sparrowhawk's nest in the Sorrel Woods has chicks in it! The reason we know this is because we've been watching the nest every day for the past weeks. We found a hiding spot behind a large sitka spruce far enough from the nest not to disturb the mother and yet with … Continue reading sparrowhawks have hatched
This blog has been silent for a while and I blame the weather here in Ireland. No, really, it's been unbelievably hot and sunny EVERYDAY. We've had continuous rain-free epic weeks. The ground is so dry that I can kick dust with my summer shoes. I actually get to wear my sunglasses every day now. I am … Continue reading sun sun sun sun sun sun sun