May 022014
 
Wednesday Wanderings

Many of you will know that I and a few friends regularly go out on Wednesday and I had got in the habit of writing about our trips.   Although this did cause a bit of confusion as some thought it was an official group walk that they had missed!   Having had a couple […]

Aug 092012
 
Oare

A dozen of us met in the car park at Oare for this Saturday morning walk.   High tide was due at around 3 pm, and we know from experience that this means that the mud on the Swale will be covered by 1 pm, so we opted to start off on the seawall. A […]

May 102012
 
Stodmarsh - trip report

Despite the wet weather, fourteen hardy souls gathered in the Stodmarsh car park last Sunday.  We split the day in two and did the ‘Stodmarsh half’ before lunch and the  ‘Grove ferry end’ afterwards and, as the day went on, the weather marginally improved.  For me, the highlight of the day was watching the enormous […]

Nov 162011
 
Oare

Those of you who have walked with Malcolm, will understand today’s dilemma.   There were two women out on the loose, Irene and myself being the only two remaining members of our Wednesday walkers – but we managed our identifications without assistance [sorry to disappoint you Malcolm!] We decided on Oare as it always produces a good number […]

May 182011
 
Swale NNR

Back on home turf and our usual Wednesday appointment with nature took us to Swale Reserve near Harty on the Isle of Sheppey. A quick stop at Capel Fleet viewpoint on the way gave us great views of marsh harrier, red-legged partridge, reed bunting, sedge warbler, shelduck, oystercatcher and swallows.   Although windy we did catch the […]