After a peaceful night, during which the only sound to be heard (other than my snoring) was the persistent hooting of a tawny owl, R and I ate one of the best, and certainly one of the biggest, breakfasts that’s … Continued


R and I went to Croome this morning, where the Odonata season is finally warming up. There were scores of damselflies in evidence, including a large number of tenerals, and – finally – some dragonflies too. The reed bed that … Continued