When a recent guest in The Loft mentioned in his Visitors Book entry, in addition to some very complimentary things about his stay, that he had seen a weasel chasing a rabbit we were most impressed. Today he sent this astonishing photo, taken from The Loft living room window, of the event in action; an extraordinary capture of this life or death incident.
Photo © 2016
We extend a warm welcome to all of our European friends and neighbours. Now could be an excellent time to take advantage of the current favourable exchange rate, resulting from the nonsense of Brexit, for which we profoundly apologise.
My son Simon Cook, spotted a male Golden Oriole this morning near the Ding Dong Engine House.
Each year our three hay meadows continue to develop. Long dormant orchids and other flowers are emerging from sleep to re-populate our fields, now allowed to grow without any artificial additives.
View across our back hay meadow
Orchid with grasses and buttercups
A shy orchid surrounded by sheltering buttercups