At last it's getting warmer and the birds are visiting us. Today we had redpolls eating nyger seeds and arguing with the goldfinches and siskins as to who needs the most. We hadn't seen Repolls in the...

We do like to do a bit of bird-spotting here and we've seen a good few rarities - cuckoo, pied flycatcher, golden eagle - but a couple of weeks ago we had a rather exciting day! We are very used to th...

Well, we woke up today to some brilliant snow. As it's nearing the winter equinox, the sun did seem to take it's time to rise but it was definately worth it!! Luckily our fields have a reasonable slop...

Just north of us is the Hafod Estate which is recognised as one of the finest examples in Europe of a Picturesque landscape. Its most celebrated owner, Thomas Johnes (1748-1816) laid out its grounds i...

Well, summer has now gone and we are preparing for winter. We have at least two hedgehogs who nest in the garden; we've seen them many times through the year on our night-time wildlife camera and vari...