While seeking our property in Colomer Javea, we rented a bungalow for six months located in a very quiet rural location. We wanted somewhere where we could put out everything that normally lurked in the loft or the garage, so we could decide what would be sent to Spain, what would be kept in Risboro’ and what sent on to our daughter, in Paris as she was moving into a new home there.
At Ilmer we catalogued a large range of birds and other wildlife, often turning to a book that Richard had bought us when we moved into East Harptree. That time we got little usage because foot & mouth curtailed our planned walks. Sadly, these six months in Ilmer were during the winter and again limited somewhat what we saw