A beautiful crisp morning tells me that winter isn’t over.
Some more rain today, mizzle changing into light rain with the occasional heavy shower… … what’s happening to me? So very British, going on about the weather! Walking the dog remains an essential and welcome […]
Sometimes, even I have to admit that it is a little bit unpleasant outdoors. Like today. I walked out with heavy rain and wind on my back and returned walking into it. A couple of […]
A grey drizzly January day in Cornwall and yet, nature is preparing for the coming season.
Caradon Hill is just about 7 miles from my parish, and what’s good enough for Boris is good enough for me (well, I’ll restrict that to distance permitted to venture from home during lockdown, nothing […]
There are some good things about winter. One is that you don’t have to get up at 4:30 to see a great sunrise. And during lockdown, all is quiet at 7:30. Beautiful!
Can you tell an oak from a chestnut, wild cherry from a beech or ash and a holly from a hazel, by just looking at the bark? How about the difference between young and mature […]
Local lanes provide surprising vistas at different times and light conditions. An overcast winter afternoon shows grey in the east and orange in the west.
Recent studies, reported in The Conversation, recorded increases in some whale species, including blue and humpback in Antarctic waters and the western Arctic bowhead, fin and minke in the Arctic. One study indicats that a […]
A clear view over the English Channel from Rame Head. On Thursday, we could see as far as the Lizard Peninsula, some 40 miles away. Whether it was legal to drive there under the current […]