Monthly Archives: October 2019

Autumn Thrushes

While stood at the window watching the Great tits and Sparrows squabbling over the bird feeders and the Jackdaws swinging acrobatically upside down trying to peck away at the fat balls, I noticed high in the sky an unruly flock … Continue reading

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Autumn Colours at Wytham Woods

Wytham Woods near Oxford is well know for its studies in to Badgers and Blue tits. It is the home to the University of Oxford’s┬áThe Laboratory with Leaves Anyone can visit as long as you apply for one of Wytham … Continue reading

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Crazy few days

Sunday saw the first hedgehog day in Witney Oxfordshire, organised by Hugh Warwick. A day where people came together to celebrate all things hedgehog and spread the word on how you can make the place you live hedgehog friendly. It … Continue reading

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Fallow deer behaviour

As Autumn arrives the activity of the Fallow deer increases and the gathering in of the harvest makes them more visible. After noticing a few signs and seeing a couple of glimpses of a herd of female fallow deer, I … Continue reading

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Red Rebels In Oxford

Dressed from head to toe in blood red clothing and veils, the slow moving, mime artists with emotionless faces, often seen around the Extinction Rebellion demonstrations are now commonly known as The Red Rebels. They are accompanied by supporters handing … Continue reading

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Competition Time

It is three months today since Get Your Boots On was released, to celebrate this over on Twitter and Facebook I’m hosting a competition Twitter Facebook #Competition time! I will be sending out a FREE signed copy of Get Your … Continue reading

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Winter Sleep – Book review

With the Starlings gathering on the wires, the harvest over and the evenings getting darker earlier, winter is not far away, here on my local patch. Winter sleep by Alex Morss and Sean Taylor is a great way to help … Continue reading

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