La Chatouillette will soon have a new riverside picnic spot

La Chatouillette is always full of surprises … even for me who relishes its land almost every day of my life. The other morning I discovered an amazing pebble beach on the banks of our river. It had remained almost hidden from view for what must have been decades. It...

Hedgehog out and about in January

Hedgehog Hotel  A few days ago Josie found a confused hedgehog sitting by the barrel outside our kitchen door. It’s supposed to be winter here but the unusually warm weather confused him. In our forest we’ve built a Hedgehog Hotel. It’s fully booked over winter. This...