Very little chance this week for any wildlife watching, as it's been a bit frantic. Work has taken a sideways shimmy into re-organisation as a pre cursor for further re-structuring in September, so its full on and included an unscheduled visit to the "Mailbox" in Birmingham. Nice to be on the train though which allowed me to watch some Corvid activity in the fields. The Corvids are currently in full cry at the moment, especially the Carrion Crows. I watched one this week viciously attacking a Magpie in a neighbours Cherry tree. Who needs guard dogs when Carrion Crown are at full throttle.
So as I've been on the move all week, and a lack of wildlife news, herewith a shot of her nibs new car she collected this afternoon. As someone who drives 25-30,000 miles a year, I'm amazed Thelma only does about 2,ooo, so it's just right this little run-about. I've been joking to her about the go faster stripes and fog lights!
A friend of mine is potentially losing her job and talking of upping sticks to New Zealand, as are a few other people I know. Friend and I had a long discussion about this during the week over a bottle of vino d' grape. Looking at this video shot at 7.30pm today, is it really the 5th July 2008? I may just consider joining them all out there. It's a long way but at least I could have Cloudy Bay on tap. Very tempting indeed.
Lets hope the weather improves, as we're off to Thornhill House Garden open for the Dorset Garden Trust tomorrow, so that'll be a garden blog entry I expect. More wildlife soon, I promise... now what do I know about Kiwi's.