Feb 112014
Bird Watching in Essex

Last week was rather different in that I went to Essex to see friends and do some bird watching.   We decided on Fingringhoe Wick.   Although the weather has been pretty ropey recently, we actually had a good day with sunshine and only one short shower of rain. There were spectacular numbers of curlew, […]

Apr 032013
Stodmarsh and Seaton Pits

You’ve probably missed my weekly ramblings of late, but then again perhaps not . . . .  anyway, it has been hard trying to get out and about enjoying our wildlife recently as it has been so painfully cold.   After a few brighter days recently I rather hoped for better today, but as we […]

Feb 012013
The day just got better and better . . . .

The day had an ominous start; broken alarm clock, damaged window blinds, temporarily mislaid credit cards, a chipped windscreen – none of that heralded the greatest of days, but hopefully Dungeness would improve things. As we drove past the ARC pits I spotted a Great White Egret by the side of the road and we […]