Category Archives: nature

Walk in the Woods 12th January

When we arrived, the car park was quiet, so we guessed we were likely to meet up with people because it always seems to work out that way. The sun through the trees was quite lovely, though I don’t think … Continue reading

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Our walk in the woods : 2nd January

The car park today was packed, and I mean PACKED. In all the years we have been to the woods, we have never known it to be as busy as it was today. I was turning the car round to … Continue reading

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Sand, Geese and a Bonsai!

We had a lovely walk along the prom this morning, and I took the Nikon to take some pictures. We set off through the park and came across a small flock of geese which included our Greylag/Canada goose family. Above … Continue reading

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Join us on our woodland walk today

It’s a lot more than an 8 mile journey now, but as it was such a nice day, we decided to go for a drive to our favourite woods and have a trip down memory lane. When we left in … Continue reading

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The ducks are back!

Some time ago, we purchased a large 25kg sack of bird seed, and the wild birds here don’t like it. The pigeons do, and as such, Portly and Breast are strutting their stuff on our bird table, one hitting the … Continue reading

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Just a couple of random shots………

Our buddlieah bush didn’t do very much last year after we’d moved it from our compost box the year before. Photos 2018 We have noticed that every other buddlieah bush in the area is purple, whereas our is white, so … Continue reading

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More photos from our walk today

As I’ve said, the woods are spacious and there are so many tracks and pathways, sometimes you feel you’re entirely alone with nature. We remembered this from years ago. There wasn’t so much undergrowth in front of it then and … Continue reading

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And the dark clouds present……………….

We’ve had a fair amount of thunder today and the much needed rainfall has filled our three water butts  a treat. Watching the clouds rolling across the sky and out to sea has been very relaxing in its way, and … Continue reading

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Feathered Friends

I got some pretty good pictures of the greylag family today. There are four goslings, 2 white and 2 grey, but they are all different. As I was chatting to the geese (as I always do) snapping away with the … Continue reading

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5 Things Tuesday — Things You Love About Summer

Dr Tanya is our host for the Five Things series. I can think of five things I hate about Summer (tourists, visitors, holidaymakers, heavy traffic and the heat!) so for five I love, hm. I can have ice cream any … Continue reading

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