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Swarm of Gulls

I live several miles from the coast, so I was surprised, one grey evening in March, by a ruckus in the sky above my garden. These are just a few of the biggest flock of seagulls I’ve ever seen anywhere. 6 more words

Inspiring Spring - Joyful Living.

In the Northern Hemisphere, Monday, 20 March 2017 marks the official first day of spring called the vernal equinox. This occurs when the sun moves to be directly above the equator. 278 more words


Note 24...I'm Just a Walkin' the Dog...

View across to Axen Farm

Nearly every day I walk with the dog at least 1.5k and today I decided to go a bit further so got The Man to drop me in Symondsbury Village so that I could pick up the Monarch’s Way and walk back to Wooth. 612 more words


The Sun Among the Bullrushes

That reflected light must confuse the hell out of plants. It merely dazzled me.

Putting Things Straight


After a couple of weekends where I had to work,I am relieved that I have now three weekends off in a row just as hopefully the weather is about to change. 198 more words

Life & Times

Monbiot's Unintended Consequences


Don’t get me wrong about all this – I’m rather fond of George Monbiot’s writing. It is always entertaining and there is plenty to get your teeth into to get the argumentative juices flowing. 1,736 more words