Tony Grist (poliphilo) wrote,
Tony Grist

Very October

A heron flies over head- not a rarity round here but not common either. A crow accompanies it- at a safe distance- as if escorting it away from crow airspace.

I've been watching the horses and donkeys eat. They don't stay long in one place but browse the available buffet. The big donkey strips a branch from a sapling then moves on to the next. My hope is that over the winter they'll halt the advancing scrub and tread and eat the field back into pastureland.

It's a damp, mild day. Grey skies. Very October.

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