Category Archives: Nature

National Tree Week 2019 – Day 6: Walk in a wood and your troubles fade away

Walk in a wood and your troubles fade away … seems true for me. Sadly, living on the edge of the fens there aren’t many sizeable woods around here and Thetford Forest (our nearest) is mostly a conifer mono-culture, which … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – A breath of fresh air

 

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Wordless Wildlife Wednesday – All the fun of the fair

Link to Tina’s monthly wildlife post for other wildlife spots

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Big Garden Birdwatch 2019

This weekend is the RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch 2019 (26th-28th January, i.e. it includes Monday, which is an allowance for busy weekends, bad weather and possibly easy school participation I think). Many of us take part in this every year … Continue reading

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September Wildlife Sightings – On the cusp

You know that autumn is here when the spaces between everything in the garden are filled with large webs and, more disturbingly, large spiders. There are loads of garden cross spiders stretched across our front garden path waiting pendulously to … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – All in a day’s work: Wasp papier-mâché creations

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#30DaysWild – Challenge Accepted!

It seems that I’ve not written much on the blog for a while, mainly because it is a tremendously busy time of year in the garden. Any spare moments were filled with sowing/planting and are now, necessarily, filled with watering … Continue reading

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