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Walking for Hearing

This September has been dominated  by my decision to take on the RNID walking challenge. The original goal was 100km in the month, but this seemed a bit feeble so I upped mine to 150km and set a target of … Continue reading

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Nature in Normandy part 2

The “Regional Park of the Marshes of Cotentin and Bessin” takes up most of the central part of the Cherbourg peninsula, and I’m keen to explore as much of it as I can while I’m here, despite the fact that … Continue reading

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Memory

I’ve never been here before, but it feels familiar. I’m alone in a beautifully simple campsite  at St. Martin d’Aubigny in the middle of the Cherbourg Peninsula. The whole country feels familiar, and what I’m feeling has a lot to … Continue reading

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. . . .and the voice of the turtle is heard in our land

Even I can hear the voice, that loud but soothing purr purr. They perch and purr in the trees above La Bruyere, (above) in Pays de Loire, France.  The French word catches the sound beautifully: La Tourtourelle. We call them … Continue reading

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The Best of September 20

This will be a regular feature of my blog from this month. Selecting the best photographs of the  hundreds I take every month makes me focus on what I have learnt of life, of photography or of the natural world … Continue reading

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