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When Kissing is in Fashion

Around the edges of South Wales as you walk the coast path, all around you are vivid patches of deep yellow. It’s true that Gorse, like kissing, is in flower and in fashion all through the year, but this is … Continue reading

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Sandpipers and Redpolls

Two birds, neither uncommon, but both special to me, and their appearance has got me thinking again about what we find so fascinating about this class of animal. What is it about these creatures that we get so fixated on? … Continue reading

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The Town on The Beach

Trefdraeth has become Newport in English. Both names seem odd for the present day settlement. The beach is only a stone’s throw away from the coast path, but to get to it you have to take a long detour outside … Continue reading

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Best of March 2021

Since I helped dismantle the old one, the new hide which overlooks the big oxbow lake below Dinefwr Castle has been open all the time. I could have gone there every week last summer and kept up my records of … Continue reading

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Gannets and Porpoises

Travel within Wales allowed again; fine weather forecast after Monday, and the campsite at Martins Haven, Pembrokeshire, open – no booking required. I could drive down in the rain on Monday morning and be set up ready for the sun … Continue reading

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