Category Archives: This Wild Life

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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Look, No Pictures

I’m walking up a gravel track in the upper Towy valley. To get there and keep to the epidemic restrictions, I cycled from home – 4 miles – then walked a further mile to reach the entrance to the narrow … Continue reading

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At least I’ll still be able to . . . .

Self-isolation holds no horrors for me. It’s what I do much of the time anyway – in the open air.  Until relatively recently it was the fate of all deaf people – that and ridicule. Even though I have a … Continue reading

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A Perfect Conjunction

A week ago I was trudging along a pebble beach in North Norfolk. The morning clouds had been blown away but the biting cold wind was still strong. After what counts a long spell of rain in Norfolk – 36 … Continue reading

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