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Young Photographer of the Year returns to Valentines Mansion

In 2016, the Natural History Museum of London ran its annual Young Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition and the winner was none other than a local resident of Redbridge. 301 more words

So soon . . . autumn

Imagine my surprise when, last week, on August 15, I saw this.

The signs of autumn approaching are creeping in everywhere.

Apple boxes are appearing in orchards, with harvest beginning. 118 more words

At Home In Upstate New York

Beaumaris Lake is beautiful in all seasons.

Looking for the best place on Earth to live? Then focus your Google Earth search on north Edmonton and hone in on Beaumaris Lake, a delightful and relatively unknown amenity. 648 more words

Hikes To Savour

So Sudden the Bird In Flight

How stirring, the seagulls’ cries from the Claggett Creek wetlands behind the houses facing north along Verda Lane. I heard their voices several times yesterday, both morning and afternoon, borne, like the scent of home-cooking, on the southwest breeze.

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In the span of about ten minutes, fifteen minutes tops, this Little Blue Heron ate a fish and three froglets (froglets are frogs that still have their tadpole tails). 75 more words

Gloucester Massachusetts

Well, so much for weekly blogs.

But hey, it’s only been a few weeks since the last one, right?

Gotta admit, Summer is busy.

We went to Ohio for a few days, ended up being in the middle of a heat wave, and yes, it was too hot. 944 more words

Once Around the Block

Hiking, even a stroll through the neighborhood, is my preferred way to exercise. Today I remembered why I enjoy this activity. 319 more words

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