Category Archives: Wildflowers

Autumn mornings and evenings

This time of year is absolutely stunning, with dew covered cobwebs, amazing sunrises and sunsets, the heavy hanging full moon and beautiful morning mists.  

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Big Butterfly Count – wildflower meadow

This afternoon we walked across to our nearby wildflower meadow which was planted by our local farmer a couple of years ago. The area is mainly Ox-eye daisies that are now going over, knapweed, thistles, yarrow, St John’s wort, ragwort … Continue reading

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Day 30 of 30 Days Wild – Roundup

I thought I’d make a short film about my favourite moments of 30 Days Wild of 2018  

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Day 26 of 30 Days Wild – Longhorn beetles

It’s great when you come across something you have never noticed before. There are 69¬† species of Longhorn beetles in Britain and I probably walk passed plenty every day while out taking photos, but I’ve never really stopped and looked … Continue reading

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Day 17 of 30 days Wild – Roadside verges.

For Day 17 of 30 Days Wild I went to visit one of my favourite roadside verges. As hundreds of cars and lorries thunder past one of Oxfordshire busiest dual carriageways, a few metres away, up on the slip road, … Continue reading

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Day 12 of 30 Days Wild – Different perspective

I didn’t have much time today so I thought I would just take a photo from an unusual angle.

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30 Days Wild – Day 1- Food you can forage

Tiffany Francis’s book Food you can Forage¬†is a bright and colourful foraging guide. Divided in to 4 sections – Woodlands, Coastlines, Heathland and Meadows, it explores how to identify, collect and cook with wild plants that many people walk past … Continue reading

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