Category Archives: Nature

Happy birthday and solstice solace…

We stopped for a while today at a delightful poppy field near Kidderminster, Worcestershire. It was a delight, and I thought how my mum would have loved to see the blowzy, nodding mass of poppies in all their slghtly rain-battered … Continue reading

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Around the garden

There seems to be a seasonal colour theme going on in the garden today… Montage of a  few phone snaps. I do feel a bit guilty at robbing the poor embarrassed moai of their dignity with the pansy hats!

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A bright February day at the farm.

The farm is the headquarters of the Worcestershire Wildlife Trust. These are a few phone snaps from a wander round the farm on the cusp between winter and spring.

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Cuteness overload

Critter cuteness from the British Wildlife Centre. Continue reading

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Confetti Fields

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A few summery shots from the confetti fields at Wick, near Pershore, Worcs, UK. Delphiniums to die for….

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Spring at Lower Smite Farm

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After a mundane shopping trip today it was a pleasure to detour via the HQ of the Worcestershire Wildlife Trust at Hindlip on the way home and spend some time just enjoying the garden and surrounding reserve area.  The cowslip … Continue reading

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Curious Rhinoceros

Zooniverse has some brilliant citizen science projects to join in. Here’s a wonderful spot by a participant in one of the projects…  Curious Rhinoceros. Why not take a look at Zooniverse too and sign up? You can do as much or … Continue reading

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Autumn has begun

On such a pleasant, warm day it’s hard to credit that the summer is officially over but the first signs of autumn were there to see at Lower Smite Farm (HQ of  Worcestershire Wildlife Trust) today. I didn’t have the … Continue reading

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The Common Dean by Alan Garner – Forest Fables podcast

Take a few minutes to enjoy listening to The Common Dean by Alan Garner – Forest Fables podcast Podcast here

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At last…

Shame on me – not only are the thoughts random but becoming even more intermittent! Just a quickie for now… It was so nice to see some signs of spring and have a day of sunshine. I know the flooding … Continue reading

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