Category Archives: Animals

Visit to RSPCA Southridge

On Monday I was invited to RSPCA Southridge to look around the centre as a part of hashtag Generation Kind. Generation Kind is a project ‘that aim(s) to nurture and encourage the values of kindness and compassion towards all animals … Continue reading

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Ladybirds and their 4 stages

On my local patch this year there is an explosion of Ladybirds (Coccinellidae) One thing I’ve notice this time that I hadn’t noticed before is the empty pupa shells around the garden. There are 4 ‘instar’ stages in a ladybirds … Continue reading

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Flying Ant day

Yesterday was ‘Flying ant day’ here on my Local Patch. This day will vary each year, between June and August, but it will only happen when the conditions are just right. Generally it happens on a day when the temperature … Continue reading

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Meles Meles exhibition

Walking through the door it is hard to know where to look first. In fact even before you walk in the door you are greeted with a couple of beautiful badger statues in the window. If you have an interest … Continue reading

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Wild Flower Meadow

This week saw the first National Meadows Day. Lots of events to celebrate our wildflower meadows went on around the country, but I decided to visit the one local to me. Over 97% of wildflower meadows have been lost since … Continue reading

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Get Your Boots On – Book Launch

This week saw the Book Launch for my debut book Get Your Boots On. It has been the most hectic, nerve-wracking but fun week ever. Hugh Warwick¬†very kindly hosted the evening to just over 100 people. A huge thank you … Continue reading

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Day 2 – 30 Days Wild, Roe deer kids

During the past week or so this female deer has spent quite a bit of time resting in the meadow. Mainly because she was heavily pregnant. In the past couple of days she has had her kid. I caught a … Continue reading

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