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Winter warmer

Winter has belatedly arrived.  It took until 21st November for the temperature to approach freezing.  At least it gives David a chance to test the warmth of his quilted lumberjack shirt.


Nikon teases D5 release

Nikon will set the hearts of many pro shooters aflutter with the announcement the company is currently working on the next top-of-the-line pro DSLR, the D5. 99 more words


Parasitic Wasp – Ichneumon suspiciosus

The parasitic wasps are so called because females implant their eggs into the caterpillars of butterflies and moths. When the eggs hatch the larvae feed on the body of the host caterpillars. 24 more words


Old Man's Beard

Given a patch of light in the wood, old man’s beard (Clematis vitalba) attempts to vigorously scramble up to the top of the nearest tree, like lianas in deepest jungle. 41 more words

What Grows In Our Wood?

Welcome & unwelcome guests

In July we entertained some woodland visitors in June with a semblance of a picnic.

One of our visitors left the wood with a special bonus gift attached– a tick!  32 more words