In summers that have been…

I sit beside the fire and think of all that I have seen, of meadow-flowers and butterflies in summers that have been; Of yellow leaves and gossamer in autumns that there were, with morning mist and silver sun and wind upon my hair. J.R.R. Tolkein Lord of The Rings Read More …

Coast Encounters

Another glorious sunny and warm day – we really have been lucky to have picked the best couple of weeks of the year to head down south. In contrast to up north the parched landscape suggests its been a good summer in the south of Read More …

A Stroll through the Woods

Bullfinch (male) at Kenworthy Orchard, Northern Moor. With plenty of fruit trees and dense thickets of Blackthorn scrub Kenworthy Wood is ideal for the local Bullfinches. Great to see that they appear to be bucking the national trend for a long term decline Read More …