Tag Archives: Fairies

New Forest: colt pixeys, elf shot and hag stones.

I recently visited the house of a fellow commoner and noticed that outside the front door dangling from a cord was a collection of flint stones. Each stone had a hole in it through which the cord was threaded. Upon … Continue reading

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New Forest: Horses for courses in bogs and mires

I’ve had to change my routine recently (October 2013). It happens whenever I have given my dogs their monthly spot-on flea treatment. The treatment contains moxidectin and is highly toxic to aquatic organisms. So, for a week or two¬†my dog-walks … Continue reading

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