easter out west

With the in-laws scattered across the globe, Bryony & I were lucky enough to have their West Wight home as ours for the Easter weekend. Fortuitously as it happens, as this week we welcomed a new member to our household, Rolo the rescue dog. The large garden and footpaths abounding from the doorstep made the perfect location for … More easter out west

bombus

I recently read a throughly erudite and entertaining account of the lives of Bombus, the much loved bumble bee. I’m not the first and certainly won’t be the last to sing the praises of the teddy bear of the insect world. The familiar drone or a lazy flight across my sight line will always prompt me … More bombus