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  • Blog Post: Look Up!

    They flew like a stream of black bullets, shadowed against the darkening silver sky. Just as the sea-tide is pulled to and fro by the moon, the starlings swayed and curved above me. Thousands of them, each bird a separate etching in a charcoal coloured cloud of wings. As my car drew away from the traffic...
  • Blog Post: Farming fuming

    Blogger - Erica Howe, Communications Manager It’s been a shocking week to say the least! And it’s only Tuesday! The RSPB announced today that the EU are planning to sever a rather important leg from our Common Agricultural Policy. That all sounds rather jargonny I know so i’ll...
  • Blog Post: Autumn days when the grass is jewelled ....

    It was the summer equinox over the weekend, on the 22 September. It is a time of year that makes me feel both happy and sad at the same time. The sun, pitched perfectly against a clean, crisp, blue sky, watching down on us from its highest position gives me a real boost. A natural energy shot! But, at...
  • Blog Post: Falling in love with a sandy carpet ...

    Every summer, when I was young, my parents would take me and my brother off camping for a fortnight’s holiday. These camping trips were always carefree and despite the inevitable rainy days stuck in the tent, the middle-of-the-night trip to the loos in my wellies and having to boil our water the...
  • Blog Post: Bearded wonders...

    Bearded tit image courtesty of Kevin Simmonds, www.wildlifeimagery.co.uk Bearded tits don’t subscribe to the Ronseal approach of ‘does what it says on the tin’ because they are actually neither tits nor bearded. Research places these dainty golden brown birds as the only British...
  • Blog Post: Bat's the way to do it!

    Image: Kevin Simmonds www.wildlifeimagary.co.uk With the nights well and truly drawing in, the cold, crisp autumnal air is biting more and more at our cheeks and it’s the time of year to start thinking about those classic winter comforts. Home-made soup, a roaring fire, big snuggly jumpers and...