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Copt Hall Marshes - Remote and full of wildlife

If you’re looking for a walk off the beaten track then this is for you! The address below will take you down a long and winding road and, at first, it looks like it doesn’t lead to anything but farmers fields. 151 more words


A Smell of Spring?

Is it just me, or is there more than a hint of Spring in the air? I mean, this has been the most ridiculously mild winter anyway, but the last few days have definitely smelt pretty Spring-like. 215 more words


Toddlers and Trains

Tom is obsessed with trains at the moment. And cars too. But mostly trains. He has a little set of the brio ones that he was given for his birthday and he loves to push the trains around any available surface, whilst saying ‘beep beep’ softly to himself (he hasn’t learnt ‘choo choo’ yet although he has got ‘nee naw’ for ambulances). 150 more words


Northern Shoveler Ducks

Northern Shoveler Ducks were spotted a few weeks ago with the huge flock of White Pelicans, Seagulls, and Double Crested Cormorants at a local golf course water hazard pond.   82 more words

Bird Watching

White Ibises

I frequently see several flocks of White Ibises here in my area.  They are often seen in the parks and sometimes in neighborhoods, browsing for grubs worms and insects on lush lawns.   65 more words


In search of starlings at Glastonbury and Aberystwyth

Last weekend Jane and I headed off to Glastonbury for a few days. It’s an unreal place. If ever you needed to visit a personal transformation coach, an angelic reiki practitioner or a shamanic hairdresser, make for Glastonbury. 595 more words

The Hesitation Between Seasons

Winter is usually pretty nice to us but we do have to work our way through a month or so of it.  Of course a winter day to us is one when the temperature does not get above 50F.   15 more words