Monthly Archives: February 2015

  • The Bank Vole rotated slowly in its polythene bag. I wasn’t confident that I could catch it. As it regarded each member of our group through ink-drop eyes, I wondered darkly what it was capable of. Alicia – staff naturalist at the Aigas Field Centre – made it all look easy. She tipped the bag […]

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  • Perched among the manifold cushions of Sir John’s sofa, I wasn’t quite sure how I’d talked myself onto it. It was a most alarming situation. To my right, a stuffed Ptarmigan stared blankly out from a large bookcase. To my left, a well-doing Jack Russell [called either “Nip” or “Tuck”] met my glance with mute […]

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