Category Archives: Wildlife and countryside

A summer evening’s walk

It’s a grey old day today, but things were very different three years ago… 18 July 2007. Following heavy showers earlier today, it looked like the weather would hold for a beautiful summer evening’s walk. I decided on a favourite … Continue reading

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A taste of summer

Another dip into the archives… 14 July 2007. Summer sunshine has been in short supply so far this year. Fortunately, today’s quota was above average, and I made the most of it by getting out with my camera. Fields and … Continue reading

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Six of the best

Carrying on where I left off, looking back to 2008… 15 June 2008. Today I drove down the A361 to the village of Upper Wardington in Oxfordshire, to walk a route which I hadn’t done for almost a year, my … Continue reading

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Close encounters of the furred kind

As the weather in June 2010 continues to be rather gloomy, I’m popping back to 2008 again… 10 June 2008. I felt so certain that I would see a fox this evening. Lured out by the nice weather, I decided … Continue reading

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Spring into Summer

Another article from the archives. The weather was clearly much better two years ago today! 8 June 2008. Today’s gorgeous weather provided an ideal opportunity to give myself and my camera some exercise. I decided to visit Edge Hill Wood … Continue reading

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Sunshine on a rainy day

From the archives, an article which seems particularly appropriate 3 years on … 27 May 2007. For many here in the UK, today is wet and miserable – typical bank holiday weekend weather in fact! So I thought I would … Continue reading

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Some enchanted evening

Yesterday I returned to the wood where I saw my first badger back in 1977. My intention was check half a dozen setts and then head over to the wood where my usual watching sett is located to view the … Continue reading

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