This is in response to a comment by Josh Gross – The Jaguar about game cam use. This is some strange trail cam footage I got a few months back. The creature is both large and partially transparent. No idea what it is but I guess it could be a wild boar. The photos creepedContinue reading “Creepy Carpathian Unknown Animal Trailcam”
The days are shorter, the nights are longer and the first frost has arrived. Yesterday was Hallowe’en and it was an odd day. In the morning, one of the pinned postcards on the cork board in the kitchen fell down and my wife decided to throw it in the bin. I told her it wasContinue reading “Hallowe’en and first frost”
As leaves start to fall Grasshopper awaits his end No more summer sound
With the amount of rain we’re having, and then the consequent evaporation, the woods look like a rain forest. Beautiful to look at but the constant damp really puts me off sleeping out in the bush.
After the trip to Croatia and then the UK this summer, I was glad to have a little time back in the village in Slovakia to go off to the hills and forest and reconnect. The weather’s been awful so I had to time my walks between heavy rainstorms. This is the view from theContinue reading “It’s good to be home”
Whilst wandering in the woods foraging for mushrooms, I came across this pile of scat. It left me a little shaken. My brain was telling me that it had to be a very large boar but the shape and size of the scat suggested only one creature and, thankfully, it’s region starts 60 miles westContinue reading “Scary scat”
These two young red deer stags were literally a few feet from us for about 5 minutes. Even though we had our Jack Russell with us, they didn’t notice us because the wind was blowing so strongly. Unfortunately, the wind and the low light because it was evening meant that the picture was poor quality
This is why I love the forest just up the hill at the back of my house. It’s another world entirely. So alive.
A Red deer hind jumps across a logging track in front of me. Eastern Slovakia.
Storks flying over a freshly mowed field, Eastern Slovakia. The sheer number and size of them are reminiscent of the Jurassic period…