Tag Archives: Wolsingham

The Sad Tale of the MUGA and the Trees

July. High summer. Fledglings everywhere, but plenty of nests still active and more to come. Birds nest in trees. So maybe July is not a good month to begin major tree felling? According to the actions of our County Council … Continue reading

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Murmurings

It started a couple of weeks ago. First a trickle, then a torrent. Starlings are on the move and a large number of them have decided that Wolsingham is a great place to hang out. And I get a ringside … Continue reading

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Route finding

I’ve been coordinating guided walks for the Wolsingham Wayfarers for the last 6 months, and this month we were invited to host a walk as part of the North Pennines Walking Festival. The task was to find a long walk … Continue reading

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Every picture tells a story

I took this picture this morning. I think it sums up the year pretty well. I’ve been really looking forward to this Autumn’s foraging season. I’ve moved house, and so I need to learn my new patch, but as I … Continue reading

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Vantage Point

A cold, crisp day today, I took a walk along the back lanes of Crook, my new County Durham home. I’ve found a spot to the North West of Crook that has commanding views of Weardale. The upper fells are … Continue reading

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