Jul 082019
 
Samphire Hoe - July trip report

Samphire Hoe is the newest part of the British Isles, created from the spoils when digging out the Channel Tunnel.  It is located close to Dover docks and overlooked by chalk cliffs. It got its name from the rock and golden samphire which are found on the site, following a public competition. Eleven of the […]

Feb 022012
 
Rainham Marshes

As I had been with friends in Essex, my Wednesday walking friends kindly suggested that we met at Rainham, thus saving me the early morning Dartford crossing experience! We met around 10.00 am and once again layers were the order of the day as it was a bitterly cold day.   A pied wagtail met us […]