Monthly Archives: December 2010

My bird year 2010

For the first time I’ve kept a list of all the bird species I’ve seen during the year, but I think 2010 will be a hard act to follow.  I saw 118 species with a further three which I heard. … Continue reading

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Two goodbyes

This month I have had to say goodbye to two places which have meant a lot to me over the last 25 years or so: John Dower House in Cheltenham, and Losehill Hall in the Hope Valley in the Peak District … Continue reading

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The Queen supports greens

It was good to wake up to news of the Queen’s christmas message in which she will say: ‘In the parks of towns and cities, and on village greens up and down the country, countless thousands of people every week … Continue reading

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