And I'm pleased to report that I am not legless,
the ankles are intact, and the wildflower area
has been scythed - and someone just managed
to take a snap as I completed the task. Couldn't
do anything with my hair for days - all those seeds.
We have been attempting a bit of an audit on the bird-life in and around the garden here - and we must thank our good friend John Hall for helping us and providing some expert verification to counteract our 'spotting' owls that turn out to be tree-stumps. So, here is a list of what has been around .... in order, left to right - willow warbler, green woodpecker, red kite, honey buzzard, black redstart, golden oriole, turtle dove:
Well, we've had BREXIT and now we've got 'TRUMP' - and our neighbours are now worried that the third Apocalypse rider will be the election next year of Marianne Le Pen. So, we'll just have to wait and see and, in a world where we're told we are in 'post-truth' politics, go for some long walks in the Aubrac hills to get in touch with some sanity: