Category Archives: outdoors

Roost at sunset

As the sun sets the air is filled by the chattering and calling of the incoming Rooks. Their roost is opposite my house and as the daylight fades and the sky turns orange the rooks that have spent the day … 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 The Laboratory with Leaves Anyone can visit as long as you apply for one of Wytham … 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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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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Dolphins at Berry Head

The highlight of every visit we make as a family to Devon is a morning on Berry Head, looking out to sea for dolphins. Berry Head is a National Nature Reserve in South Devon. A short walk from the carpark … Continue reading

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Wistman’s Wood – Devon

Wistman’s wood lies on Dartmoor near Two Bridges, Princetown, Devon. It’s known for being one of the only three remote high-altitude oak woods on Dartmoor. The walk through the moorland was amazing, with the weather managing to change quickly from … Continue reading

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Second Butterfly count

Second butterfly count was at Bernwood forest.  1pm. Temperature was 31 degrees, sunshine Bernwood Forest has its own Butterfly trail and occasionally sightings of the Purple Emperor. Unfortunately we didn’t spot one of those, but did see: 13  x Silver … Continue reading

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