Monthly Archives: December 2017

My local patch over Christmas week

The week since Christmas has been busy, together with patches of heavy rain, meaning I haven’t taken as many photos as I could have. I just wanted to say thank you to everyone for their support over the past year. … Continue reading

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Question about Roe deer

I spend quite a bit of time watching my local Roe deer. Over the past week or more, one adult female and her two youngsters, from this year, have been having trouble with another couple of the local deers. Normally … Continue reading

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Badger identification

I often get asked how I know which badger is which on my local patch. I don’t often feed the local badgers, but every six months or so I try to do a head count. This involves putting down some … Continue reading

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Snowday

Today is the second snowday or day off school due to the weather, which gave me chance to catch up with December’s – If you go down to the woods today……. I write around 50 words each month for my … Continue reading

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Snowy local patch

Since I’ve been blogging about my local patch, I can’t remember a day when it has snowed so much. Everything looks so different with a covering of white, familiar paths disappear, the trees hang to the ground with the weight … Continue reading

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Interview with an author – Papiliones by Jonathan Bradley

Something different for my blog this time. I recently interviewed Jonathan Bradley about his book Papiliones that has just been published. I asked Jonathan about getting young people interested in butterflies.   1. I understand you started writing poems aged … Continue reading

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Attachment issues

One thing that I find difficult to do while enjoying wildlife is not get emotionally attached. If you have been following my blog for long enough now you will know that I do get emotionally attached and that when something … Continue reading

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