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Is November the month of nothingness?

I'm sure most folk are aware of the poem by Thomas Hood in 1844, but is November a month of nothingness? No sun - no moon! No morn - no noon - No dawn - no dusk - no proper time of day. No warmth, no cheerfulness, no healthful ease, No comfortable feel in any … Continue reading Is November the month of nothingness?

Where’s the time going?

Hello world. I'm sorry for the lack of updates and let's hope it's not writers block or bloggers block, ha ha. One thing that has been pre-occupying me and my family, is the removal of an old garden shed and the general tidying up associated with this task. However, whilst this was being undertaken, during the … Continue reading Where’s the time going?

September 6th

Well yesterday, I ventured down to the local woodland valley patch again and I soon spent a very pleasant 2 1/2 hours in it's company. 25 species of birds were clocked up and strangely did not include the Spotted Flycatchers. Of the 25 species seen 21 of which would be local birds, nearly all of which breed. The other … Continue reading September 6th

September 4th

An update for you all. On Friday evening, I went to a local heathland patch called Snelsmore Common where myself and 6 others went on a Bat walk. It was the first time I had ever gone on such an event and I'm very glad that I made the effort. The walk was led by … Continue reading September 4th

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