We have had a good spell of particularly dry weather. There has been a nippy north-east wind, but finding a sheltered spot in the corner of a stable with the warm sunshine caressing your feathers has been extremely pleasant. It has made us all feel that spring has arrived. The girls are laying their eggs and bustling about hither and thither. Sammy Squirrel and his mate are scurrying; Peter Rabbit and his wife are scampering; Mr and Mrs Blackbird are darting; Philip Pheasant is picking fights with rivals. It really is a hive of activity. The Roe Deer are bouncing and Mr Fox is hard at work looking after Mrs Fox and her babies. And I am keeping the yard looking spick and span eating grubs and bugs. Which I am glad to say are just becoming a little more plentiful.
Of course there are some of us who like a little time off for relaxation - Josie unwinds by having a swim - but she does work very hard and deserves a break. I don't swim. Never have fancied that at all. Don't even like the rain. Then there is Penny and Harry - they are sophisticated but because they are so big, they sometimes get in the way when I am working. Gordon xxx
Hello! My name is Gordon and I am a Gold Sebright and my best friend is Sylvia. She is a Silver Sebright. We live with our foster parents on a small farm in the country. We thought that we would put our take on life and what we get up to through the year into a diary for you. All the characters are real and the events are a true record, interpreted with a modicum of poetic licence. We hope you enjoy it. Love Gordon and Sylvia