Where shall we go this weekend? Where shall we go this summer? Until recently the answer depended on how itchy your feet, how expansive your wallet, how much time you could take away from work, school or family. It has been something of a shock to lose the liberty we once took so much for … Continue reading Lockdown Loopholes
Every spring the cuckoo returns to our garden in Suffolk. Like each successive generation, it has hatched here and then flown alone to Africa, long after its parents have left; returning the following year to begin a new cycle of breeding feeding and migration. How the newly fledged cuckoo is guided back to its winter … Continue reading Whither the joys of spring?