Coney Bank

I have seen rabbits with some frequency along the path.  They are rare when there is a dog around but I will often see one lollop across the path in the morning.  This fellow was having a bit of dinner …

Muskrat Grass

The dog was sniffing and, I fear, eating a bit of grass to help his digestion.  For whatever reason, we had stopped for a moment and I saw a movement out of the corner of my eye.  This is typical …

Three Tracks Meet

One might expect the animal tracks across the river to appear in different places so that smaller animals avoided predators.  I had to smile when I saw these three tracks meet in the middle of the ice, like a T …

Holes Uncovered

There is a small hummocky area on the inhabited side of the rail tracks.  The grass is long and has collapsed with winter’s approach.  The recent snow covered everything and you could imagine the small shrews and mice enjoying the …

Roadkill

The sun has failed me and I walk to the river in the dark in the mornings.  This can be a bit perilous because there are no lights on this side of the river.  My eyes become accustomed to the …