So this blog is off to a moderately slow start, but among other things, last week I went to an owl sanctuary. My tiny mind almost exploded.
The World Owl Trust (excellent name) is in the grounds of Muncaster Castle in Western Cumbria, and acts as a breeding sanctuary for species of owl. They have several permanent residents, but mainly the key is to produce more baby owls that can be introduced back into the wild.
In case you aren’t sold on all this already, here is a multitude of pictures: