Category Archives: Blogging

Boulders Beach, South Africa

Boulders Beach is an sheltered beach on the Cape Peninsula which is home to a large colony of African Penguins. It is surrounded by massive granite boulders which gives it the name Boulders Beach. The Boulders Beach penguins started from … Continue reading

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Butterfly walk

Sunday morning we walked around the wood and the fields on the edge of the wood looking for butterflies. It wasn’t a great morning for looking, at 10am the weather was cloudy, only about 16 degrees C with a slight … Continue reading

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Day 27 – Badger talk at Wytham woods

This evening Oxon Badger Group held an evening of Badger watching and a speakers panel. Mark Avery, Dominic Dyer, Hugh Warwick and Caspar Henderson hosted by Charlie Moores spent an interesting hour discussing nature writing. In turn each author spoke about why … Continue reading

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Day 26 – Sundial

It is nearly the end of 30 Days Wild and since the beginning I’ve been meaning to have a go with a sundial kit I was given. I’m not exactly sure if it worked but at least the other sundial … Continue reading

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Day 21 – view a landscape

On a clear day from my house I can see across to Brize Norton, which is 10 miles, in a straight line, through open fields, patches of woodland, farmland and iconic places such as Harrowdown Hill. Hares and deers roam … Continue reading

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Day 20 – Trail cameras

Trail cameras are a fantastic way to capture what goes on around my local patch and I quite often get asked which trail camera is best. It is really up to personal preference, but for me if I decide last … Continue reading

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Day 19 – Science experiment

Science experiment for Day 19 of 30 Days Wild was to see if it was hot enough to cook  an egg on the car. After an hour it sort of cooked.

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