The Nights are Drawing In

Today we might have two minutes less daylight than yesterday but quality is more important than quantity

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Basking in the evening sun, a family of baby rabbits

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They might look sweet but we think they are after this

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In the same way, we are altering our stance on foxes, which we used to feed in the city.  They have been spotted on our patch in daylight hours – we think of our youngest, today taking a communal dustbath

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although May needs a bit of a shock

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She is going broody, spending all day in the nestbox, collecting other hen’s eggs under her radiating breast.  When ejected she complains bitterly. Tomorrow she is going in The Box.

A visit to a neighbour’s meadows to see their variety of orchids.  We are making a start, seeing a good showing of Yellow Rattle in our little meadow

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We will shortly be able to supply a full guided tour of the Composting Toilet but for now we can say that the balcony has been installed

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Elsewhere on The Plot today

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