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Mark Hulme's illustration

Mark has sent me a copy of this lovely watercolour. He is the artist for the new Poyser monograph on barnacles due out later this year or next. 24 more words

'Picnic time'

Couldn’t resist this little capture. It was taken when we as a family went to visit ‘Manor Farm’ taking full advantage of the noticeable change in the our weather. 339 more words


Yesterday's duck, today's lunch.

If I think of all the years I never even bothered to remove the duck breast, on the bone , with the skin on. I was far too lazy and it was quick to just slide the knife down left and right of the brisket, cut around the bone, and voila, two juicy red pieces of meat to add the the rest. 449 more words


The Norfolk Broads in winter

 Photographs of the Norfolk Broads - It is such a joy to go out on a ramble and capture the beauty of the Broads with my camera. 189 more words


Pawprint series: Farlington Marshes

If you have ever wondered what lies between the A3 motorway and the Eastern Road, then wonder no more for this is Farlington Marshes, Managed by the Hampshire & Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust, this is their oldest nature reserve and it stretches from the northern shore of Langstone Harbour between Portsmouth and Havant to the A3 itself. 434 more words


Marbled Duck at Stanwick Gravel Pits

The Marbled Duck, first discovered by Steve Fisher at Stanwick GP’s main lake on 13th January and still present today, promptly disappeared almost immediately until rediscovery on 19th February. 263 more words