The Garden 2019 - Update words and pictures by Peter Hanscomb Last year's project was the garden , my attempt to see just how many different mammals , birds and insects I could attract to our average sized back garden. All the small improvements made last year continue to provide new opportunities to view and [...]
Meet the model Gordon the Guillemot Words & pictures by Graham Stewart Guillemot: Uria Alger Normally found in Northern waters, the Guillemot is a bird that spends most of its time out at sea, only coming ashore to breed. It is a relative of the penguin that has retained the ability to fly. Once [...]
Meet the Model , Percy the Puffin words and pictures by Graham Stewart Percy the Puffin: Fratercula artica Since a child this has always been a bird that I have wanted to see in the flesh, it is often referred to as “Sea Parrot” or “Clown of the Sea” due to its brightly coloured [...]
Shocking report on the BBC, have a look at https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-48104037 When are we going to wake up , realise that this planet isn't a Reserve of materials to exhaust in order to make a quick buck , it's not only OUR home , but also the home of millions and millions of other living beings. [...]
It's hedgehog awareness week. Time to focus on one of Britains favourite mammals. Small changes make a big difference, so leave out a small shallow dish with fresh water . Hedgehogs dehydrated very easily, oh and no milk , they are also lactose intolerant....
It's hedgehog awareness week from the 5th - 11th May 2019. Coming soon to Channel 5 , a two part special , Saving Britain's Hedgehogs with Steve Backshall and Queens Brian May. 1st episode on Channel 5 , Wednesday 8th May at 8 pm
Travel update words and picture by Jeni Bell The continued adventures Of Jeni , Bill and Millie........ The eagle eyed amongst you might’ve noticed that all our recent blog posts have had a decidedly southern theme. They’re mainly based around the Chalke Valley, with a few forays a little bit further afield, but nothing major [...]