Prickly Diner HD gets its first visitor!

In the last month, I have been working on a new Prickly Diner Hedgehog Feeding station. With the success of my Mammal Box HD and the mouse and shrew footage I have captured,… Continue reading

Springtastic Yew View

With my trip to the Cairngorms last week, I had not been to Yew View in two weeks…. and wow… how much everything had changed! Everything seems to have leapt into action and the… Continue reading

April in the Cairngorms: Day 3

With a forecast for sunny spells and gusty winds, we decided to head up to RSPB Troupe Head on the North Aberdeenshire coast.  This rocky coastline attracts a range of seabirds and there… Continue reading

April in the Cairngorms: Day 2

One of the main reasons for coming up to the Cairngorms this time of year was to see the spectacle that is a Black Grouse Lek.  Black Grouse have a Spring courting ritual… Continue reading

April in the Cairngorms: Day 1

After my last trip up to stay with Andy Howard (@HighlandAndy on Twitter), Pete Walkden and I were keen to return… in fact, Pete had already been back up again a few weeks… Continue reading

Bullfinches & Goldcrests; A Gorgeous Day in my Patch

What a truly stunning Bank Holiday it has been today! Warm sunshine and clear blue skies have meant I have cracked on and got loads of jobs done in the garden. This time… Continue reading

A Bee Bonanza for my Patch :o)

After our epic building of Bee Bonanza at Yew View, I was keen to make one for my own patch! I already have a number of Bee Hotels and Bug Houses around my… Continue reading

Mud bank to wildflower haven!

My neighbours have recently purchased the field next to their house. Previously, it had always just been kept as grass, with an annual mow for hay. They are going to build a small… Continue reading

Creating a Bee Bonanza !

The last few days have been spent at Yew View on a big project to transform a bare brick wall into a Bee hotel. This brick wall is positioned directly above the wildflower… Continue reading

It’s Nesting Whisk Time!

If you have been following me for a while, you will know I sometimes use cheap kitchen utensils for weird & wonderful projects in the garden! This ladle feeder worked well….. I found… Continue reading