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Bournemouth Beach on a very chilly morning a couple of weeks ago.

More great seascape photos can be seen here.

Wood-sorrel: the Alleluia flower | Nature Notes from Dorset

A walk through broad-leaf woodland in early spring will probably reveal wood-sorrel (Oxalis acetosella), a small white flower that one casts an eye to, you say “It’s wood-sorrel” and then walk on.  102 more words


Colourful strands

Penelope Lively A Stitch in Time
Mammoth 2000 (1976)

Though I haven’t yet read it Penelope Lively’s 2013 memoir, Ammonites and Leaping Fish: a Life in Time… 928 more words


The buzz about wildlife friendly gardens

Wildlife loving gardeners are now invited to enter the fifth annual Dorset Wildlife Trust Wildlife Friendly Garden Competition. If you’ve created a wildlife haven in your garden, then why not enter this year’s competition and share your success with us? 221 more words

A Post A Day Photo Challenge - Feb 27 2015

Hi folks,

I am taking on a challenge to post a photograph every day for a full year startingon New years Day.  Please join in by uploading a photograph of your own and leaving a… 20 more words


West Beach Cafe

On a walk from Bournemouth to Alum Chine and just west of the Pier we came across the West Beach Cafe. A delightfully situated restaurand roight on the beach, it turned out to be a great place to stop for lunch.


Cleaning a Stone Fireplace in Canford Cliffs

This fireplace at a house at Canford Cliffs near Poole, Dorset and was constructed from a mixture of Limestone and Sandstone, both of which had suffered from ingrained soot damage in the forty plus years since in had been installed. 13 more words

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