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Another moment of stillness and calm beauty. Two swallows circling around the little jetty that juts out into the Estuary. I’m nearly finished a longish poem about a journey up the estuary and the beauty of all that, but I doubt I’ll capture that as well as the swallows did this morning.


285 pm Broughton to Haverigg

It’s another 3-4 miles to Millom, and after my snack lunch I resume my walk along the bank, heading southwards and into the sun.

On my right I pass a ruined brick structure, which at first I think might be some left over WW2 defences, but the rusting silhouette of a flying duck makes me think it’s probably used as a bird hide now. 1,222 more words


Wetland Observation: data gathering in the Kazhuveli Lake

Wetland Observation – Kazhuveli Lake, Saturday, November 26th 2016.

Our senior biologist Dr Bubesh Guptha led a group of 24 students (7th and 8th standards (13-14 years old) and 2 teachers from Vandipallayam school to observe the Kazhuveli lake. 289 more words


Hovercraft and Snow Geese at Dusk

Snow Geese gathering in the saltmarsh of the Fraser River estuary with the Coast Guard Hovercraft in the background


Urbanization with Nature

I have been trying to make it through my ‘to watch/to read’ list recently and came across a couple video lectures that I wanted to share on urbanization and landscape infrastructure by Pierre Belangér, Harvard GSD. 539 more words

Landscape Architecture

Riverside Country Park

I seem to be spending more and more time checking the weather forecast!  Whilst it is considered to be a fairly British obsession anyway, now that I have started to understand a little more about how the quality and direction of the light can change the look and feel of a landscape, the forecast has become increasingly important.   105 more words



the liminal light  
washing alluvial sand  
estuary dawn