News > Watch

Hungry birds and marauding moles create a sense of wonder

1 month ago   |   By The Guardian

Fill up the feeders, grab some binoculars and a guidebook, and watch as the tits, finches and blackbirds swoop in Denmark, end of December. The constant sound of the sea, the smell of wood smoke and salt. The air is almost kippered. It's the wettest winter since their records began. Flowering daisies in the long grass, dead leaves lie like damp leather. Confused new shoots everywhere. The moles have been busy tunnelling under the mossy ‘lawn'. I shovel up 20 hills, barrow the sandy soil to the edges of the plot. The raked-up leaf will lie there, too. I will sow it with wild flower seed in...
Read more ...

 


Search by Tags

   Watch      Business      Space      Gardening advice      Wildlife      Birds      Life and style      Gardens  


Ex-Labour MP Fiona Onasanya moans about lack of ALMOND MILK as she tells of...

Ex-Labour MP Fiona Onasanya moans about lack of ALMOND MILK as she tells of month in jail

Onasanya, 36, was jailed for three months in January last year after she was convicted of lying to police about a speeding ticket. Read more ...

Cases of the coronavirus are spiking outside of China and the World Health...

Cases of the coronavirus are spiking outside of China and the World Health Organization warned 'the window of opportunity is narrowing' to contain it

The World Health Organization warned that "the window of opportunity is narrowing" to contain the deadly coronavirus. His comments came as cases surge in South Korea and the... Read more ...

Prince Andrew accuser Virginia Roberts says EVERY SINGLE room of Epstein's...

Prince Andrew accuser Virginia Roberts says EVERY SINGLE room of Epstein's mansion was being filmed

Virginia Roberts, who claims she was forced to have sex with Prince Andrew, has said that Jeffrey Epstein's house was crawling with cameras and that she has seen pictures. Read more ...

Man charged over Regent's Park mosque stabbing

Man charged over Regent's Park mosque stabbing

Read more ...

Toddler who was beaten to death by her mother's boyfriend is finally laid to...

Toddler who was beaten to death by her mother's boyfriend is finally laid to rest after two years

Eve Leatherland was just 22 months old when she was killed at her home in Liskeard, Cornwall, in 2017. But her father was only able to bury her earlier this month after a... Read more ...

Dead badger is strung up on TV presenter Chris Packham's front gate

Dead badger is strung up on TV presenter Chris Packham's front gate

Packham's animal rights campaigning has made him a repeat target for thugs, who in the past have also left dead birds and a snared fox corpse outside his Marchwood, New Forest... Read more ...

Giorgio Armani, 85, sparks fury after accusing the fashion industry of...

Giorgio Armani, 85, sparks fury after accusing the fashion industry of 'raping' women

The Italian fashion designer's comments sparked fury and he was accused of diminishing sexual assault during a rant against sexualisation in the industry. Read more ...

Mike Bloomberg says he will release women from 3 non-disclosure agreements...

Mike Bloomberg says he will release women from 3 non-disclosure agreements to address his behavior

After receiving blowback for refusing to release female employees from non-disclosure agreements preventing them from speaking about workplace harassment and misconduct, Mike... Read more ...

The Diamond Princess cruise ship, where at least 634 people caught the...

The Diamond Princess cruise ship, where at least 634 people caught the coronavirus, is setting sail again in April. Here's how it's being cleaned

The Diamond Princess cruise ship incubated more than 630 cases of the novel coronavirus, the largest number of infections outside China. The cruise ship is already planning its... Read more ...

US officials told Bernie Sanders Russia is trying to help him win the...

US officials told Bernie Sanders Russia is trying to help him win the Democratic nomination

US officials told Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont that the Russian government is working to help him win the Democratic nomination for president, the Washington Post reported on... Read more ...