Burrowing for Food ~ Michael #writephoto


There was the expected calm and tranquillity of the morning after the snowfall.

The roads were covered, the furrowed tracks filled with iciness and the locals all a bit puzzled by the cold and the white landscape.

The silence permeated the atmosphere, and it was as if nature was awaiting the wake-up call to get the day started.

There was movement around the base of the first fence post, enough to shake a little snow from the top and shower down on the perpetrator of the movement.

A small echidna was burrowing its way into the wet timber of the post looking for breakfast, a bug or two to satisfy its appetite. The cold bothered it, as it wasn’t used to such things happening. Though it did recall a similar event a week or so ago and it wasn’t happy then either.

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About Sue Vincent

Sue Vincent is a Yorkshire-born writer and one of the Directors of The Silent Eye, a modern Mystery School. She writes alone and with Stuart France, exploring ancient myths, the mysterious landscape of Albion and the inner journey of the soul. Find out more at France and Vincent. She is owned by a small dog who also blogs. Follow her at scvincent.com and on Twitter @SCVincent. Find her books on Goodreads and follow her on Amazon worldwide to find out about new releases and offers. Email: findme@scvincent.com.
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