R and I went for a walk at Charlecote this morning, where the weather was glorious. The fallow bucks are shedding their antlers, and the does (many of them pregnant) are gathering in bigger groups than I’ve ever seen before. … Continued


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You can see from their posture that they weren’t really putting much effort into this – there was certainly no animosity involved, and frankly I think they were doing it more out boredom than anything else. No-one else in the … Continued

Frost and rime

Frozen grass for breakfast, anyone? R and I had tickets for an early Charlecote walk this morning, but the day dawned cold, dark, and foggy, the temperature was sub-zero, and the prospect wasn’t wholly enticing. However, having hauled ourselves reluctantly … Continued