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2019 Round up and HNY

I’ll start with the highlight of 2019. The publishing of Get Your Boots On. An idea that had been in my head since 2016 and after years of writing, and then months of editing by the amazing Dived Up Publishing … Continue reading

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Day 22 – How many flowers in an acre

For Day 22 of 30 Days Wild my sister and I challenged each other to see how many different flowers we could find in an acre, in the field next door to our house. I’m sure we missed quite a … Continue reading

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30 Days Wild – Day 4 – Watching A Spider Catch Its Prey

Labyrinth Spider catching its prey When watching wildlife I unfortunately often tend to overlook the tiny things like this Labyrinth Spider. Labyrinth Spiders (Agelena labyrinthica) can grow up to 18mm long and can be found in the months of June … Continue reading

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30 Days Wild – Day 2

Cloud watching The sky is ever changing, when I woke this morning the sky was blue with white wispy clouds and trails from aeroplanes called contrails. A cloud is a large collection of very tiny droplets of water or ice … Continue reading

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Badger watching at Wytham Woods.

Oxfordshire Mammal Group runs various educational events throughout the year. Yesterday was an afternoon of looking and learning about signs of Badgers, followed by an evening of Badger watching in Wytham Woods. Wytham Woods is located just outside Oxford and owned … Continue reading

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If you go down to the woods today

This will be the third month I have been writing a short paragraph for my local Parish council website promoting our village woodland. The wood is owned by the Council but managed by the local community. The woodland covers 24 … Continue reading

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Fox cubs

Barely taller than the Bluebells themselves, three fox cubs play while their mother watches over them. I slowly creep closer until I’m hiding behind a tree trunk that conveniently splits into two giving me an ideal viewing point.     … Continue reading

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Neighbourhood mammals

Back to school this week so I’ve not been able to get out much with my camera. I heard a rustling amongst the dead leaves, expecting it to be a blackbird searching for food, I was surprised to see a … Continue reading

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Water Vole Day

Water Voles (Arvicola amphibius) are native to the UK and have been protected since 1981 by the Wildlife and Countryside act. There has been a massive decline in Water Vole numbers since 1900 and by 1990 we had lost 90% … Continue reading

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Spring mammals

I’ve spent a lot of time each evening with the Roe deer over the past week. As the sun sets it is such an amazing sight to watch as each ray casts a golden light through what will become a … Continue reading

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