Yesterday, hubby spent one of his holiday days laying turf in our back garden. He’d ordered too much, so he listed the excess for sale on a local social media group, and the buyer came to collect it this evening.
Sitting in the rolls of turf was the cutest little newt!
Tadpole was absolutely delighted with him, and was overjoyed to have the newt, whom he named Fred, walking over his hands. He’s always loved animals, and he’s always so gentle with them – this was the first time he’d ever seen a newt and I think he fell more than a little in love with the adorable little creature.
Of course, we didn’t keep Fred – Tadpole released him in the garden after a few minutes, but I think we’re all a little sad to see him go!