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Approaching Spring

Although not quite as pleasant a day as it was on Saturday, Sunday was still mild and busy with visitors on the reserve, the Pop-up Café probably helping numbers with tea and homemade cake. 263 more words

Slow cooking, a short pedal and a long sing

Today’s guest picture was sent to me by my sister Mary.  It shows a fine arum lily given to her at Christmas by one of her nephews and his wife. 530 more words


13th February 2017

Siskins are back on our feeders. These beautiful and agile finches, about the size of a Blue Tit, only appear here and on most garden bird-feeders after New Year… 68 more words

Sheffield Nature

Exciting new addition to the garden AND blackcap and siskin visitors.....

I have been delighted to have some new visitors to my feeders over the last few weeks and, if you watch my live cameras, I expect you will have seen them! 420 more words


A short walk just after sunrise

A walk towards the cycle track, heading down Crosslee road, very icy this morning . The temperature about zero centigrade. Along the cycle track towards Brookfield, the chatter of the sparrows in the hedgerows. 57 more words

Daily Blog

Coffee, tea and Trovatore

Today’s guest picture is a steam train at Carlisle Station.  My neighbour Gavin saw it not long ago.  They seem to be running regular steam excursions to Carlisle at the moment.  524 more words


The welcome return of the scone

Today’s guest picture is a fine railway bridge, built in 1898, which was spotted by Dropscone when he was in Hastings on his recent holiday. 1,005 more words