Monthly Archives: November 2012

A book launch, and I catch up with the tree creeper – almost.

I was honoured today to have my book, Wildlife and the Law, launched by Paul Wheelhouse MSP, Minister for the Environment and Climate Change.  The ‘unveiling’ of the book took place at the quarterly meeting of the PAW Executive Group … Continue reading

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Visit from female great-spotted woodpecker

I have three main feeding stations in my garden and the birds seem to go round them in the same rotation. They start at the front of the house until they clear the feeders there, then to the largest black … Continue reading

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PAW duties and an update on the garden wildlife

I’ve had a couple of interesting days, making me feel as if I was back working again. On Wednesday I attended the PAW Training and Awareness Group – a group I chaired until my retirement – at Police HQ in … Continue reading

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On the loch – Part 2

Monday 14 November 2011.  Weather: Mild, light wind and light drizzle. A dreich November day! I had hoped, while I was on the loch, that I might see the otter which is frequently at the west end, but no such … Continue reading

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On the loch

Monday 14 November 2011.  Weather: Mild, light wind and light drizzle. A dreich November day! Part 1 The first of my stories from a year ago. With the pheasant shooting on the estate now started it is more difficult to … Continue reading

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Quick update

A quick post as an update. Sorry the order of the various posts has got in a muddle. Don’t know how that’s happened, but my grandson and/or grand-daughter might manage to fix it at the weekend. It’s another baffling aspect … Continue reading

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Squirrel threats, and new visitors to the garden

  Female brambling Male brambling I spent a good deal of yesterday sending out emails to different organisations advising that my book, Wildlife and the Law, was at the printer and would be with me within a few days. The … Continue reading

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