Surrey365; Day 102. Feeding Estival the Pip pup.

It’s a tricky (and messy) business!!

Surrey365; Day 101. I believe I can fly…

One for yesterday. This little monkey is keeping me on my toes; I remember what it’s like to be mothering a newborn now, with the night feeds and the sleep deprivation! He spread himself out like this on my nightie last night, during his post-supper wander. He does lots of stretching and grooming, but I’ve never seen a bat spread out like this and just stay in that position. He had me quite worried, but he seems fine, so hopefully he was just practising for when he gets to spread his wings in the air. 🙂


Surrey365; Day 100! Mrs Stag.

I wrote this blog post the day before yesterday, and somehow managed not to publish it! I don’t know how that happened. I missed yesterday, so this is the first of three for today!

We have seen male stag beetles flying around (and landing in) the garden over the last couple of weeks, and we have seen female stag beetles wandering through the grass over the last couple of weeks. I haven’t seen them together, but I hope they’ve found each other and found one of our many wood piles to lay the resultant eggs in. 🙂 They’re such fantastic creatures; like armoured tanks.