the batcatcher

Tell me what do you think little cat? About what it's like to be a bat? I can't stop one to ask. They fly high and too fast. But you caught them with a leap despite that.   Inspired by a little tortoiseshell cat called Dippy (1998-2016) who caught bats, rats, mice, starlings, blackbirds, pied … Continue reading the batcatcher

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an oystercatcher’s call

One clear summer evening, after the final gulls have made their way to roost, an oystercatcher's call echoes out across the surface of the sea. The first defining feature of an oystercatcher's call is its volume. A single one of these medium-sized wading birds can wake an entire sleepy former-fishing village. The gulls of course … Continue reading an oystercatcher’s call