Author Archives: fordhollow74

WINTER, AGAIN.

The winter months are passing, or we thought they were until March’s snow interruptions, two weekends apart. Unusual snow that was so fine you didn’t feel it was amounting to much until you realised it was a full cover, accumulating … Continue reading

Posted in Animal Tracks, Birdcage Walk by Helen Dunmore, Books, Uncategorized, Writing | Leave a comment

BLACKBIRD

My friendly Blackbird. In truth, he is a belligerent character, set on defending his territory as any good cock bird should. The problem is that the interloper he spies advancing onto his patch is his own reflection as the sun shines … Continue reading

Posted in Blackbird, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

HOW MANY MILES?

ask how many miles had this relict run before nature took it in

Posted in Haiku, Uncategorized, woodland | Leave a comment

WOODLAND LIGHTS

Early morning light reflects a woodland sparkle spring buds will soon come  

Posted in Haiku, Uncategorized, woodland | Leave a comment

DING DONG, MERRILY…

Image | Posted on | Leave a comment

SWEET CHESTNUT

We coppiced the tree Sweet Chestnut growing too tall Winter sleep cut down   We had to coppice the Sweet Chestnut tree as it was growing under the power lines, planted in the wrong spot almost nine years ago. I … Continue reading

Posted in Haiku, Sweet Chestnut, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

NOVEMBER PASSING

The last leaves are falling, a few beech boughs hanging on to golden leaves that have resisted the gales. The open woodland has a few treasures to reveal such as the near perfect woven nest of dead grass and moss placed … Continue reading

Posted in Beech Trees, Bird Nests, Sheep, Uncategorized, Warblers | Leave a comment