Monthly Archives: August 2021

Ramsey and Skomer (2nd of 2)

I have to keep coming back to these places, the islands off the coast of Pembrokeshire. Both, and their more elusive brother Skokholm, had, until this year, been closed since 2019. For Skokholm you have to book a stay, and … Continue reading

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Return to the Dyfi

  (And the Teifi – see below) The swallows are lining up along the wires. The Swifts are screaming round the roofs one day and the next are a happy memory. What few cuckoos were around in July have long … Continue reading

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Green Hay

A few days ago I joined a group of National Trust volunteers and three of the team from Biophilic Wales in a sort of reverse hay-making operation. (BPW is a 3 year project with the primary aim of enhancing and … Continue reading

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Best of July

Hot weather for days on end in Wales – is this a taste of things to come? Do you love it or does it scare you? It must seem strange and exhilarating for visitors from Southern Europe to see how … Continue reading

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