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Two surprises; one bad, one good

Today’s guest picture of helmet hair was sent to me by my Maine correspondent.  She had been for a 13 mile cycle ride and tells me that she, Laurie is in the picture  with her husband Clif . 698 more words

Birds

Nature Diary: Trip to Nene Valley Way

On Saturday my friend and I headed to the Nene Valley in Northamptonshire to explore the nature reserves there. We visited Ditchford Lakes and Meadows… 256 more words

Nature

Woodland hunt

WARNING! This blog post contains images which some readers may find disturbing (due to their horrendous quality)

“If you go down to the woods today you’re sure of a big surprise” is something none of the Wanstead birders said ever. 843 more words

Photography

The return of the mist

Today’s guest picture was sent to me by my Somerset correspondent, Venetia,  who is visiting my sister Mary in London.  She was as surprised to see this rhododendron on Mary’s garden as I was to get her photo of it.  848 more words

Birds

New Year, New Week, New Buzz

The first week of January. What a week for being outside!

Pardon? Yes, really.

Although no spectacular sunrises and the weather has oscillated, as usual, from minus 8 frosts with feathered, blue-from-cold, greenhouse windows, and the first ice spike of the year… 1,711 more words

Photography

Two good visits

Today’s guest picture is another from my sister Mary’s visit to Greenwich.   You get a  good view of the London money grubbing machine behind the palace from the park there. 614 more words

Birds