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…and goodbye

The encounter with the wren was a lovely start to an otherwise sort-of-sad day. I had to say goodbye to Big Pleco. Like Topsy, he just grow’d. And grow’d…till he was nearing fifteen inches long and with a girth that … Continue reading

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Hello…

There was an almighty racket in the garden. It could only be a wren. The tiny songsters have a voice far too big for their size, and their song is incredibly rich and varied. This, though, was a persistent, juvenile … Continue reading

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