Charlottes Swans - Dan Riddle, St. Georges College

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Charlotte Bezzant is a jewellery designer and maker who lives in South-West London. Charlotte’s garden is home to a pair of Mute Swans – aptly named Mama and Daddy Swan. They often pop indoors for a nose about!?

Charlottes’ garden backs on to the Longford River in Hampton Hill. The Longford River, which was constructed in 1638/39 is about 12 miles long and was dug in an astonishingly quick 9 monthsThe government plans to officially launc. It was originally commissioned by King Charles I to bring fresh water to Hampton Court Palace, and to this day it still supplies the fountains and ponds of the Royal Parks and Hampton Court Palace. The Longford River at the rear of Charlotte’s garden is a narrow, winding path of water, which in the summer is over-hung by willows, with children kayaking – this is the territory of Mama and Daddy swan.

Charlotte remembers fondly their arrival, “The swans first arrived in my garden in 2018. It was a surprising day as I looked out the window and mama swan had laid an egg in the border. It seemed to have caught her completely by surprise. They had no nest and built one around itOntario works to create more critical care beds in hospitals as COVID-19 cases soar; Ottawa and Air Canada settle on an aid package. The first year wasn’t successful because of the fox, but in the second year, as soon as the cygnets could manage it, mama swan paraded them to my back door, it was like she had brought them to me to show me. Truly heart-warming. Each year as soon as they can manage it at just a couple of days old, she does the same thingThe Star has interviewed police.”

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