Daily Archives: April 14, 2020

cold snaps & doing things out of season

The weather report warned on Easter Sunday of a big dip in temperatures, with days going from low 20s to 10 degrees Celcius.  Brrrrr!  We’d been lured into false confidence that spring was truly with us, and yesterday it was … Continue reading

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pond life with Percival

Earlier this week we spotted our palmate newt, who’d taken it upon himself to shimmy up the plastic lining of the pond to catch some sun. Percival seems to have grown and is now about 3 inches long, with a … Continue reading

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