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1
It's a secret
Went for a walk with the family yesterday evening after tea and took the following picture with the less than excellent camera on my phone but I rather like the soft effect. The location is less than 6 miles in a straight line from the house, and less ...
03-Jul-2010
22:51:00
2
Swarm
We were on our way out of the house today and I'd just got into the car only to see James dash back into the house, slam the door shut and start waving and mouthing madly at me through the window. Eventually I figured out what he was trying to tell me - ...
31-May-2010
23:27:00
3
Green
Went for a quick walk up quarry lane behind the house and came back down through the trees alongside Shittern Clough (yes, that really is its name). After the hard winter we've had, nature is on overdrive, the birds are all going mental and the trees ...
20-May-2010
19:19:00
4
Snow, Hare
A couple of weeks ago we had the first snow of the year - according to some pundits we are in for a cold winter this year. I was out on patrol that weekend, trying to finish my survey of the Bleaklow fence. Unfortunately the snow made it such slow ...
05-Dec-2004
04:31:01
5
Wildlife roundup
August was a busy month, and September wasn't much quieter, so I've been neglecting my blog - naughty me. I've had the following wildlife photos floating around for a while, and I've finally got round to posting them. I spotted this humongous ...
08-Sep-2004
11:22:06
6
Wild Britain in Bloom
In a vain attempt to prevent my already degenerate carcass from degenerating still further, I've once again taken to trotting around Mossy Lea, a pretty little valley just round the corner from the house. It's not that far - about 4k, but with a ...
06-Jun-2004
08:32:43
7
Nature's Henry Moore
I was out on patrol today with John, a trainee Ranger, and our route took us to Barrow Stones, somewhere I haven't been for a while. John was quite taken with the weathered gritstone rocks at both Grinah Stones and Barrow Stones, and commented that ...
18-Oct-2003
07:21:53