Singing Frogs!

In the spring of last year we had a wonderful, memorable visit to our friends, Wayne and Therese, in Savoy, Mass., USA. There was a snowfall on the top of the mountain where they live whilst we were there and, as the snow melted, a pool formed and frogs gathered for...

Duckling Rescue in Batley

We were driving home from the far side of Batley when I spotted a pair of half grown ducklings waddling out by the roadside.  They were on a “Big Adventure”. “Stop!” I said “We’re in traffic!” said John “Stop Now!”...
Hedgehogs on my doorstep

Hedgehogs on my doorstep

If you put out peanuts for the birds, you may get hedgehogs!  I found these 2 on my doorstep last night.  Apparently hedgehogs love peanuts (and also slugs) so they are very good for the garden.  Mrs Tiggiwinkles Hedgehog Hospital have released several hogs here over...
Fluffy the Seagull

Fluffy the Seagull

One of the more lively temporary residents at Farplace Animal Rescue in Weardale, is Fluffy the Seagull.  He is getting quite big now.  He eats anything and everything – and then bites the hand that feeds him – literally!  Not so cute and fluffy!  Jan will...