Ainsdale

Grass-of-Parnassus amongst the sand-dunes of Ainsdale NNR. Astonishing to see the sheer number of plants growing within the slacks. Also known as the Bog Star. Grass of Parnassus growing within the dune slacks. Round-leaved Wintergreen. An increasingly rare evergreen herb that in north-west England is Read More …

The Sands of Time

Ainsdale late March 2013. A remarkable and ever changing landscape. Normally the location for a late Spring/Summer visit. On this occasion it was an opportunity to escape the maddening crowds of Formby.   Red Velvet Mite One of the tiny insects normally dismissed as a “money Read More …