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Grey day at Farmoor reservoir

The sky was overcast with smirr –  thanks to Robert Macfarlane and his ‘word of the day’ on Twitter for this word. Smirr is fine, drifting rain, so light as to seem mist- or smoke-like, but which coats evenly & … Continue reading

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Importance of hedgerows

On the Breakfast news this morning there was an article about a group of people who were unhappy that their local council has plans to demolish a large hedgerow to enable a road to be widened in the lead up … Continue reading

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Plettenberg bay

The area around Plettenberg bay is full of water based activities, from Whale watching to snorkelling with seals, kayaking to diving with sharks. As the weather was calm we decided to go out Whale watching again, this time with Ocean … Continue reading

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Teniqua Treetops, Knysna

After spending a few days on the coast we moved to a totally different setting, Teniqua Treetops. A group of canvas tree houses make up an eco friendly place to stay high up in indigenous forest on the foothills of … Continue reading

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Whale watching in Hermanus

Hermanus is situated on the Western Cape and is famous for its whale watching, both from the cliff tops or from a boat. After doing a bit of research we choose the company Southern Right Charters to go out with. Leaving … 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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Day 16 – Early evening walk and badgers

It’s Friday, the last day of Springwatch Unsprung and a must because the brilliant Dara, fellow blogger and wildlife enthusiast is on. Make sure you check out his blog here https://youngfermanaghnaturalist.com/ By 7.30pm the air was slightly cooler and with no … Continue reading

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