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A trio of butterflies

In the last few years I have been awakened to the attraction and fascination of moths, and I have found that in many ways they are of greater interest than their cousins the butterflies. 813 more words


The South Downs

I was a little further afield last weekend and decided to dust off my National Trust membership card and visit Hinton Ampner in Hampshire. 601 more words


Devils Dyke Easter Hike

BEEP BEEP BEEP! I found myself huffing at my alarm ringing 6:30 am on a bank
holiday Monday. But it wasn’t for me, it was for my ex-wife who needed to get up for work. 2,465 more words

Travel Writing

Alternative Pride and an alternative umbrella

It was Pride in Beachville yesterday, but by the time Himself and I discovered we had a couple of spare hours to do something, all the free parts had finished and I thought this might be the closest we’d get to the fun: 162 more words



30th July

By the time we’ve driven to Brighton, gone to church, had lunch, inspected the inside of the house and cut the grass it’s mid-afternoon and the walk we had planned is looking increasingly ambitious. 266 more words


National Parks in the UK - rewilding could transform them into 'Natural Parks'

Photo by Edmund Gall and licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0

This week, it was ‘National Parks Week’. But buried beneath the celebrations and engagement events there are stark questions to be asked about the state of the 15 National Parks that the authority claims to represent… 1,063 more words