Monday, November 22, 2010

Mrs Tiggy-Winkle

I was having a quiet beer in the family room while watching the news, and keeping half an eye on the 'estate' this evening, and there, bold as brass, and presumably dazzled by the sunshine was Mrs Tiggy-Winkle. Or at least a distant relative.

We have always had hedgehogs in or around the property. But it is unusual to see one out fossicking about on the back lawn while the sun is still lying on it. It (she?he?) was busy a wee thing and came very close to the camera.

And that reminded me of how the girls were always intrigued by hedgehogs - probably prompted by their visit in 1995 to Mrs Tiggy-winkle's home in the Lakes District:

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