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Soudley ponds and the Osprey

I spent most of the day at Soudley ponds where recently there has been an Osprey, this is quite unusual for the Forest of Dean and indeed such a small pond. 204 more words


Race Report: One Industries Mini Enduro - Forest of Dean

The Forest of Dean is a place I know pretty much naff all about if I’m honest. I think they have wild boar roaming majestically throughout the forest but apart from that, I only know that there’s a decent bit of mountain biking in there. 862 more words



Clearwell is the village in which I live, and it has a well and a little brook which I think is Thurstans brook. The water is quite clear and you would be forgiven for thinking that is how this village got its name. 49 more words



This is the second Muntjack deer I have seen this week. The first was on Monday evening on my way home from the Camera Club  meeting, and this one was today, in the woods behind New Fancy view. 42 more words

My Local Patch

The Life, Labours and ... Ghosts of a Forest Collier - by Kirsty Hartsiotis

It’s fitting, perhaps, to be posting this on the death day of William Morris. Exactly ten years older than Morris, and dying in the same year, the man pictured here isn’t known at all. 1,076 more words


In which my coworker takes me on a night hike to search for wild boar

Long-Haired Paul is getting married.

For those of you who have yet to hear a story about Long-Haired Paul (there are many), he is a coworker of mine. 685 more words


4, no 5, no 4, YES 5!!!

A few weeks ago I gave up on one of my colonies. It had been a swarm, back in July and had never really thrived. So much so that at the end of August I put them in a small poly nuc in the hope that they would fill it better. 153 more words

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