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The Woods Have a New Song

Actually it’s many songs that all blend together. On resent walks we’ve enjoyed the call of the the Chipping Sparrow. A call not heard just a few weeks ago. 239 more words

Central Ohio Nature

Wonder Walls

Cornish hedges are a defining part of the landscape on Britain’s most south-westerly peninsula. From a wildlife point of view they are like Noah’s ark, supporting hundreds of species that might otherwise not have survived modern farming practices. 432 more words


Wildflowers of Cornwall

Clockwise from top left: herb robert (Geranium robertianum); hart’s tongue fern (Asplenium scolopendrium); lesser celandine (Ranunculus ficaria); Alexanders / wild celery ( 361 more words


Glacier National Park: Bowman Lake to the Loop

This backpacking trip took us from Bowman Lake to the Loop on Going to the Sun Road.  We spent five nights camping – at the head of Bowman Lake; Hole-in-the-Wall; Hawksbill; Waterton River; and Fifty Mountain. 1,806 more words

Backpacking Trips

"What is this life if full of care we have no time to stand and stare."

What is this life if full of care
we have no time to stand and stare.”

 So said the great Welsh writer of the last century WH Davies, and today many walk past the beauty that’s there for all to see. 29 more words


Weekly Photo Challenge: Silhouette

The gentle rhythm of island life has been punctuated by trips back to Cork – and back to reality – but the days ahead will hopefully bring some quiet time. 30 more words

Amateur Photography


Wildlife! So much in a tiny patch of garden.  Who knew?

On Monday I discovered a lovely frog, come to graze on my plentiful supply of slugs I hope.  88 more words