THE MARKENFIELD IRREGULAR: Issue 31
OTTO THE OTTER is a character we earnestly wish had never become part of the Markenfield story.
We first became aware that something was badly wrong when three or four large deadfish were found nightly on the banks of the moat, partly brutally eaten and then discarded. They were descendants of Koi Carp and Tench that the Tenant Farmer’s son had introduced to the waters a few years ago when a few inches long, and had grown to the size of a goodly Salmon. First thoughts were that the culprit was a Fox. Then perhaps a Mink. It was clear that the brute, whoever he was, would visit two or three nights running, gorge himself, and then pause for a few nights to recover before returning… To read more, please click HERE to open issue 31 of the Markenfield Irregular.