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The Adders are returning

As we move through spring and the days, get both longer and warmer, a fantastic group of animals start to make an appearance. Legend has followed them through the centuries imbibing them with mystery and magical powers form witchcraft and magic through to religious symbolism. Of course, I’m talking about our amazing reptiles and amphibians.… Read more The Adders are returning

Beetling about the hills

In the countryside, at this time of year, it is easy to be entranced by the flowers, trees and the landscape in general. Easily seen are the bright green fresh Beech leaves and the foaming white hedgerows of Blackthorn. However, for me, looking a little closer, and thinking a lot smaller, opens up a whole… Read more Beetling about the hills

February in the woods

Many people will go for a walk around their local woodland at this time of year and look around at the bare trees and squelchy paths and think that the wood is dead, there is nothing there and will simply stomp on with or without their dog, on their regular walk, heads down, hands in pockets… Read more February in the woods