My dear friend Alan, surely you know you are welcome to stay at the farm any time! What is the big rush to get back to Nottingham?

My farm is not a wasteland! Frozen maybe... but looks as though you are already making your way about the frosty woods quite well. Heron is happy to have you back and not surprisingly, is following you around like a puppy. Just like you to have made fast friends with the birds already!

Oh-uh, all your tramping about seems to have stirred someone from hibernation. Err, what's his name again? Bill!

(ps. sorry about the hat!) lol