swallows on the wire Where have all the Swallows gone, long time passing Where have all the Swallows gone, far, far away We shall miss them everyone Now they’re following the sun Our skies seem empty now they’ve gone – far, far away. Oh well, at least we have the invigorating fresh mornings and forests painted in rusty autumn shades to look forward to. Of course there are reasons why the seasons come and go and we’re lucky to live close enough to Nature to experience them. La Chatouillette our ‘little tickle’ typifies the way we feel