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A Low Weald walk - bluebells and mud.

4th May met Steve at the station and trained it to Burgess Hill, a little north of the Chalk hills and in the clay vale.  We foolishly thought a week of dry weather would make the footpaths easy to walk, but we were wrong.   314 more words

Real Ale

Bluebells

In a beautiful demonstration of succession, this is the same patch of woodland as the wild daffodil photos I took at the end of March. 86 more words

Trees

Willow harvest time again

As usual me and The Hulk are running behind with our ‘to do’ list at the plot! However, today we started the willow harvest and what a crop we have, it will be used for wigwams, bean poles, fencing & supports.   41 more words

Twiggage

I made a quick visit yesterday to this lovely coppice at Lochore Meadows Country Park:


There’s plenty of evidence of recent work (and picnics?) by volunteers and ranger Dallas Seawright. 188 more words

minor events

rustle of mouse

creep

of

lichen

in

the

old

coppice

pounce of fox

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Poems

Big surprise in Ashenbank Wood

The long horn cattle were standing astride the path. The dogs were rather taken aback. Were these bigger versions of them? Were they aliens? Whatever they were, they looked like fun, so all three Labradors decided to have a game. 661 more words

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