Category Archives: Journal

Merry Christmas!

A brief entry today to wish any passers-by all the very best for the festive season and a peaceful New Year. The post was triggered by my coming across this not-too-brilliantly-scanned slide from Christmas 1962, taken in my bedroom in … Continue reading

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En route

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The next instalment of our brief twinning trip to Voiron. These are a few pictures from around our stop near Nuits-St-Georges and then driving to Beaune and beyond down the Route des Grands Crus (sadly not sampling!).  This was at … Continue reading

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Cuteness overload

Critter cuteness from the British Wildlife Centre. Continue reading

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Les amis

This pair of horses seemed a little reluctant to wade into the North Sea at Duhnen, pulling the hefty, high-wheeled ‘Wattwagen‘ cart that was to take us to the island of Neuwerk across a quite daunting mudflat with the tide … Continue reading

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Can’t tell my ash from my elder…

I always think there’s a bit of an irony in the volunteer work that I do for the local Wildlife Trust and the Biological Records Centre. I am surrounded by people with great expertise, sometimes in very specialised fields, sometimes … Continue reading

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