There could only be one choice of title for this post, I’m afraid – and it has nothing whatsoever to do with football!
Today a friend, Grahame Morgan, invited me to accompany him to a private site where he has set up a hide to watch the local Red Squirrel population. I jumped at the chance. There was no way that I was going to miss this!
Our native Red Squirrels are currently fighting back. Almost wiped out by habitat loss and Squirrel Pox which is carried by the non-native Grey Squirrel, their numbers are now increasing in some parts of the country. In Wales, Anglesey in particular has provided a stronghold for them and their range is now expanding onto the mainland.
You somehow know that the day is going to turn out well when it starts like this….