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Old Harry Rocks and Ballard Down

April 2016

We are beginning to explore this area now the better weather has arrived.   We drop off one of our sons at a local university and duty done we drive over to Studland via the wonderful Chain Ferry. 902 more words


Latest Dorset Course

Our Dorset course in May was great fun with Jean, Mark, Chris and Steve taking in the local scenery. Despite the picture the weather was pretty good with some great shots taken and Corfe Castle, Portland, Weymouth and Durdle Door with a sunset/night shoot at Wareham. 25 more words

White Deadnettle: with a merry heart

When you encounter a flower you do not know you will need to look it up in a reference book of some sort. My ‘master’ book, “The Illustrated Flora of Britain and Northern Europe” by Marjorie Blamey has 544 pages and my pocket field guide, is much smaller, it is only 480 pages.  218 more words


Stats for May

My biggest month ever: 21 runs, 172 miles, 19,000′ of climb; 579 miles for the year so far, compared to 400 for the same period last year. 256 more words