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Frosty Sniping

It is a remarkable thing, but often true, that the sun always shines on the Blashford volunteers and so it was today. Admittedly it was a little chilly, but as we were coppicing… 527 fler ord

A Boat Named Roy

Ryoichi ”Roy” Yamaguchi was a pioneer in sailing in Japan, establishing Japan’s first competitive fleet of yachts in the 1950s, and was instrumental in developing a generation of sailors in Japan. 390 fler ord

Tokyo 1964

Duxford September Airshow 2016 - Meet the Fighters

2016 has been an interesting year for Duxford. Following the events of the 2015 airshow season there was always going to be a strong spotlight shining on a venue which has a road as major as the M11 on the end of the runway. 904 fler ord

Warbird Stories

Good news for Scotland’s juniper

Once a prolific plant in Scotland, juniper has been in decline. However SNH’s Helen Taylor tells us about a recent discovery which suggests a positive turnaround. 443 fler ord

Scottish Natural Heritage

"Snipe", Ted Hughes, 1983

It has been some time since my last posting.  Summer angling led to fall angling, and a long backpack trip for mule deer into the Eagle Cap Wilderness Area, but now winter approaches bringing these little birds, and to them my own thoughts now turn. 317 fler ord


Last couple of days on Scilly

I’m now back from the Isles of Scilly and have an internet connection again. Apologies for not posting for the last couple of days but without wifi such things are not possible. 176 fler ord

St Mary's and St Agnes

We went over to St Mary’s in search of a dusky thrush this morning – unfortunately it had long gone by the time we got there…. 94 fler ord

Isles Of Scilly