Monthly Archives: April 2013

Instrument of Death

Last weekend I was appalled to find someone had placed a bird trap between a sycamore tree and the burn which I walk the dogs by twice a day. This was 7 am. A young bird in the nest in … Continue reading

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Reaping the whirlwind

I am currently surrounded by fells covered in sandy coloured dried grasses, beneath which new shoots of vegetation are growing slowly, held back by the persistent easterly cold Siberian wind which has blown over the UK for the past month. … Continue reading

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