.. and the red squirrel's reappeared after a long time and is enjoying the leftovers.
He's not quite like our shy European ones, with their long ear-tufts. This one is quick, cheeky and resourceful. At least, this winter he doesn't seem to be tucking in to the white wicker chair, or indeed the phone line, as in the past.
I haven't seen him for a while
Nor indeed my nemesis
But other trouble looms
Yesterday, a neighbour was showing off, climbing the big maple.
Feigning, for now, a lack of interest. It's an ethical dilemma I wrestle with constantly - I think it's too cold for her this morning but I fear the birds shouldn't relax too much.