Category Archives: Nature

It has been a long time since I last wrote anything on here so I do apologise to my followers who have visited my blog. Much has happened over the last three years. In January 2017 I was diagnosed with … Continue reading

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Lapwings

It was lovely to hear the familiar calls of all the moor birds earlier in the year when they returned to nest and rear their young. We seem to have more curlews than usual on the moor close to our … Continue reading

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Photographs

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just had this picture done onto canvas! It looks stunnin g – so pleased with it. And this one, too!

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Late Spring

When is spring going to come?  We wondered why the frogs were so late coming to mate in our pond as they were very busy in February last year.  We saw an odd one last week but after the current … Continue reading

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I am really determined to put more writing on here! So, to those of you interested in my books I have introduced you to ‘Friends Forever’, my first novel, by posting the first three chapters. I do hope you enjoy … Continue reading

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March Nature Diary

What a glorious two weeks of weather we have been experiencing! Far too good to be sat indoors on the computer, hence my notes are rather late in being posted. Earlier in the month I managed an all too infrequent … Continue reading

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January 2012

    The moors have lost their purple lustre of summer and are looking brown, bare and deserted. There appears to be a good stock of grouse who have survived the shooting and are now paired up ready for the breeding … Continue reading

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Nature Diary

September Sorry folks – I’m back!  I don’t know where the summer (summer?) has gone. Not only did the grouse have an excellent breeding time but we are now into the grouse-shooting season.  The weeks seem to have flown by.  … Continue reading

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Springtime

I grow many flowers for cutting, including outdoor spray chrysanthemums.  I take cuttings from my over-wintered stools (the root part) and grow them on.  This year there was great disappointment when I brought the stools out from their winter storage.  … Continue reading

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