Helping to make our street hedgehog friendly

Today's random act of wildness was something a little different. I've delivered a hedgehog SOS to all the houses in my street. I've made cards with a picture of one of our visiting hedgehogs on the front.  Inside is the following wording:  Hello Neighbours, Did you know we have hedgehogs visiting our road every evening? …

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On the trail of a mysterious bird

Bracken owl, churn owl, churr owl, dewfall hawk, dorr hawk, goatsucker, eve churr, eve jar, evening jar, fern owl, gnat hawk, goat chaffer, goat owl, jar owl, lich fowl, moth hawk, moth owl, night churr, night crow, night hawk, night swallow, Puckeridge, razor grinder, scissors grinder, screech hawk, spinner. The bird we gathered here in …

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Adding to our wild larder: making Elderflower Champagne

The elderflower season is still in full swing, so I took the opportunity to add to my wild larder with some elderflower champagne making. This is the first time I've tried this, so I looked online at various recipes, some requiring complicated sounding equipment, and came up with my own version: I did not use …

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