At the weekend I spent a small fortune on the birds who visit my garden.
Mia and I travelled from garden centre to DIY store to buy feeders and seed and nuts and fat balls by the armload to dangle from the branches of my favourite trees.
We spent forever deciding where they should go for maximum bird benefit, then I rather selfishly realised that they would all be hidden and I wanted to be able to sit in my kitchen and watch our feathered friends visit while eating my breakfast.
So we moved them around again; precariously perching on the kitchen stool to hook them over branches high up in the trees’ canopy.
Two in the silver birch my mum bought us as a wedding present, two in the maple tree under which our beloved cat Lily is buried, two in the huge Red Robin bush that sheds vivid red leaves onto my lawn, two on the sweet gum that has grown ridiculously tall and two hidden in the branches of the impressive Japanese maple bush just outside the back door.
My back garden is now perfection.
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