Venison, Chicken, Swans, Ducks, Geese

Jackie cut my hair after lunch. Then we enjoyed a late afternoon forest drive. Swans, casting long shadows, with a group of mallards, which took to flight upon my arrival, wandered across the sward at Beaulieu River. At East End a donkey and foal clipped a hedge, while a burnished pony watched the traffic passingContinue reading “Venison, Chicken, Swans, Ducks, Geese”

Your Own Unique Private Island

Early this morning we made a trip to Setley Ridge Vineyard in order to buy birthday presents for Shelly. Jackie did the masked up shopping while I sat in the car until I noticed the blighted oak on site. This tragic giant had been brought down in last week’s gales. The good fortune was thatContinue reading “Your Own Unique Private Island”