unfinished business

We are in a quiet break between two Arctic air streams-most unusual for this early in a Wiltshire winter. On Sunday we took a walk in thawing woods and were intrigued by the number of trees seemingly caught by the fierce approach of winter, before autumn had packed its bags and left. Many of the … More unfinished business

damselflies

On Saturday we¬† walked beside the Bybrook, a beautiful and unspoilt stream about 4 miles from here. The air was hot and heavy and there was little breeze-perfect to witness the astonishing aerial displays by the Mayflies. We did not see them emerge, but thousands were on the wing and away from the river, underneath … More damselflies