Monthly Archives: April 2018

Growing old is fascinating

This has nothing to do with wildlife, but a lot to do with ageing.  It’s about memory, and more particularly the odd scraps and images that are to be found way down in the depths of our subconscious. It is … Continue reading

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Good Planning and Good Luck

Yesterday was my last visit to Dinefwr park before my Scotland trip. Dinefwr is the National Trust estate where I volunteer. It was cold in the wind but the sun was shining and I felt really good about my routine: … Continue reading

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Will it rain in Scotland?

Is the Pope a Catholic? Of course it will rain, and I have to be prepared. I can’t risk 6 grands worth of kit getting wet.  It’s really difficult to find a camera-and-lens rain cover which will also work when … Continue reading

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A Better Friday

Don’t be fooled by the cold winds, the lack of leaves on the trees and the dark clouds – spring is here and the breeding season is well underway. You sense the heightened tension amongst the birds – they are … Continue reading

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Heading North – Caerlaverock and Easdale

My trip to Scotland is looming. The job which was to pay for it is still in abeyance, mainly due to the weather, and the van is stuck at home because I the sliding door doesn’t work properly.  Even if … Continue reading

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