Category Archives: Nature

Polytunnel Activity, Planting Tomatoes, Garden Birdlife, etc..

Last year I gave up my allotment. It was too far away and not doing what I wanted (unlike many allotments, despite the fact there are over 100 plots, rarely are there any people about. Everybody seems to go on … Continue reading

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Green Shieldbug Eggs

Whilst harvesting swiss chard, found these. Continue reading

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Cuckoo

We heard a cuckoo today, the first time for years Continue reading

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Garden Birds – RSPB Birdwatch

Every year I sit down for an hour or so at the end of January and do the Garden Birdwatch for the RSPB. This year I did it again and (as always seems to be the case) the weather was … Continue reading

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A Walk at Attenborough Nature Reserve – Fish

We went out on a walk this afternoon (we’re trying to up our paces as part of our get fitter campaign). As well as the usual sightings of a collection of water birds, we saw something I’ve never seen before. … Continue reading

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Raspberry Pi as a Naturewatching Camera

Those of you who watch Springwatch on the BBC are probably already ahead of me. I was interested to see that there was a short article in one of the programs on a “£25 Nature Watching Camera” from MyNaturewatch. It … Continue reading

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