Posted in January 2015

Amphibian emergency escape route installed

Amphibian emergency escape route installed

I have posted several times about our old well that is just outside our patio doors (The old well, The well in winter, Well shock).  I had always considered it a good environment for the newts, frogs and toads that appeared to be making their home there. I was, therefore, quite upset and resistant to … Continue reading

A small event

A small event

Sometimes the smallest event can trigger a chain of events that seems to take on a life of its own. I was walking near the house last week when I saw an unusually large flock of small birds.  Luckily I had my camera but I soon had a glimpse of colours and had a good … Continue reading

Well Shock

Well Shock

While in the U.K. over Christmas I received a comment on an old post “Water, water everywhere…” from last February 2014.  Paul wrote: The amphibians that end up in your well are trapped, in a short space of time they will drown, it would be good if you could help them out via a long … Continue reading