Springwatch has arrived in our garden

We’ve recently treated ourselves to a new toy… an infrared camera trap. Tonight was a trial run with it, and we are utterly delighted with the results… our first ever night time image at 1:57am this morning was Mr Hedgehog having a wander around our orchard. I cannot wait to see if he comes back […]

The night I lost my foot in a field of sunflowers

I’m afraid this is not an epic world war tale of heroism and bravery.  More a cautionary tale about the dangers of mixing two very keen, over-worked and overenthusiastic amateur photographers with a new landscape and too much sunshine 🙂 Allow me to explain… We have just returned from a glorious week in the Loire Valley, where the order of the day was R&R. Purposefully located off the beaten track […]