Category Archives: Observations on Village Life (Nellie’s Notes)

Nellie is a Border terrier cross who lives in Claxton with her human family. Every so often she will be sharing her thoughts and observations during her walks around the village.

Nellie’s Notes, Summer 2014

June 2014 Hi Claxtonians, Nellie is back having taken a sabbatical for the last few months but I have returned to the computer and checking my notes arising from observations whilst walking the footpaths around Claxton.  I thought I would … Continue reading

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Nellie’s Late Spring Notes

The cold arctic blast continued to chill Claxton with easterly winds from northern Russia.  This delayed spring and postponed the arrival of summer migrants to our village. The spring flowers were late in flowering and tree buds remain dormant. I … Continue reading

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Nellie’s Winter Notes

Hi from Nellie and friends as this long, cold, arctic winter continues into early spring.  More snow showers driven by a strong easterly wind have kept the spring birds away.  We thought the 2 weeks of snow and low temperatures … Continue reading

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Nellie’s Notes – December 2012

Hello Claxtonians. After some recent cold and wet weather the temperature has risen and we have been able to enjoy the clear blue winter skies.  I have taken several walks down onto Claxton marsh and up to the river to … Continue reading

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Nellie’s Notes – November 2012

Hello folks. I am still walking the footpaths of Claxton twice a day and observing the local wildlife despite the lack of light at 6.30am.  I have a new terrier friend – Gina – who lives at Staines Barn cottages, … Continue reading

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Nellie’s First Post – October 2012

Hello folks, my name is Nellie and I live in Claxton. I am a Border terrier cross, so what I lack in size I make up for in attitude. We terriers are the ‘punks’ of the canine world, feisty but … Continue reading

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