Monthly Archives: May 2020

The Joy of Local

This piece is about birds, but it’s also about being confined to my locality and the new mind-set I’m trying to embrace. I wrote a long introductory piece, but some might find it a bit heavy so I’ve made it … Continue reading

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Dawn in May

It’s all the fault of that man Blair Jones, The Wildlife Occulus .  He is a fellow bird photographer who lives near one of my favourite places – Goldcliffe Lagoons near Newport. He’s been blogging about taking sunrise and sunset pictures … Continue reading

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The Fisherman’s valley

Yesterday, before anyone was around, in cool sunlight I unfolded my folding bike and rode to the point where the Pisgotwr river runs into the Towy. A “pisgotwr” is a fisherman, but I have never seen a fish in the … Continue reading

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