Spawn ’09

They get later every year. Last Saturday (21st March) frog spawn in the pond. For one day the frogs went absolutely mad.  Burping and croaking and motoring around, showing off […]

Frogs and Ice

It’s cold. There’s about 2″ of ice on the pond. It’s barely even frozen before. The level’s dropped so I switch on the hose from the water butt. Not much […]

Last of the Pears

Hugh FW provide pear recipes almost too late. I’ve had a plentiful crop this year, but they’ve almost all been eaten/frozen/given away/blown away. Which is a pity, because Hugh’s recipes […]