All posts filed under: Woodland creatures

Time table tree

So by now, I think it’s pretty clear that I like trees. A lot. Turns out that my daughter, who is 7, is going through full on time table ‘fun’ at school at the moment. it made me think that time tables tend to be […]

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Marburg leaf dog

Marburg leaf dog

Spent a weekend in super lovely Marburg with old and new friends – met this fellow on the way, he decided to leave us at the castle to my girl’s dismay, but at least we kept a souvenir…

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Toy tortoise

This is the tiniest tortoise alive, and possibly the prettiest… It also lives in our very English gardens, but disguises itself cleverly as a lovely flowering bunch. This clever ruse allows entire colonies to exist right under our unsuspecting noses…

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Going down to Carnation street

It’s the summer solstice today, and we went to a wonderful Scandinavian Summer Fayre, with maypole dancing, elderflower flowing, and many a flower wreath. A few buds fell out and my daughter was quick to spot and get them. And so we celebrated the event […]

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Halloween turkey owl

It’s likely that the Halloween turkey owl first originated in the United States, but took the Mayflower on its return to England, and for that we are very thankful indeed. ┬áThis clever creature has instincts beyond the natural and in this very occasion must have […]

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Tufted micro hound

Beware this ferocious looking creature! With his majestic mane and his razor sharp teeth, he does recall his larger cousins in faraway lands – however, the micro-tufted hound is unlikely to cause much damage. He is no more than three inches tall, and his main […]

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Sunrise tit

With the tiniest flick of its wings, this curious little bird can bring all the colours of the most scintillating morning to life – it is definitely an early riser, so you will be lucky to catch a glimpse – but its song is very […]

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Speckled-headed ferret

True facts about ferrets: Ferrets are half-light creatures who sleep about eighteen to twenty hours of the day, and very active for two hours twice a day. Ferrets also awaken roughly every four hours for a few minutes to eat, relieve themselves and play briefly. […]

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Rainbow badger

Come rain or come shine, the rainbow badger can be spotted by lucky chancers out on walks in the Norfolk broads. It is believed that their peculiar colouring is due to their steadfast diet of gold spy beetles, luminescent blue frogs and perhaps even more […]

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