They say you have to see something to really believe it – but that doesn’t seem to have been the case for Daniel and Zarabeth Davies.
For years now, I have been watching the Blackbirds feeding in the garden, particularly at this time of year when the focus of their attention has been the Rowan berries. In the last garden we had five or six different varieties, chosen for their special characteristics – tree shape, leaf shape, flowering, fruiting, autumn colour – I certainly did not choose them for the palatability of their fruits as judged by the local blackie population!
With a successful fishing business to run, plus three sons, three dogs and 17 sheep to look after, life in the Watt house is never quiet.
On many a homeowner’s Christmas gift wish-list this year, you’ll find a request for one of Judith Mitchell’s books.