Watch the seasons unfold throughout a whole year in a few acres of Suffolk woodland.
Through the eye of a needle - Helen M. Stevens' extraordinary textile art
Thursday, November 10, 2011
November 10th - after a moonlit night!
The sky was clear last night and the moonlight made for a chilly one! I'm not sure it is one of those "predictors" of a cold winter to come, but I saw a stoat - in the summer a glorious chestnut brown with a black tip to his tail, in the winter snowy white in "ermine" - and his coat was already beginning to turn... does that mean cold weather soon, I wonder?
It's fascinating the was the tail tip always stays white, even when the rest of the fur is white. Hence, of course, the heraldic colour "ermine": white with black swatches. Celebrity status to say the least!