Category Archives: wildflowers

Caravan life

This post is brought to you from my new home – on wheels! Having recently lived for three months in a hastily converted Fiat Ducato van, our ‘Swift Challenger’ caravan feels like a veritable mansion. Well, kind of – residents of mansions … Continue reading

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The darling bats of May

With a name like mine, I feel it is only right that my favourite month by far is May. There are many reasons for this, including, off the top of my head: The virginal froth of hawthorn blossom (also called … Continue reading

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Butcher versus Bard

This week, for some reason, my eyes and ears seem to have been particularly tuned into contrasts and juxtapositions. Here are some that have struck me: The contrast between the hectic craziness and complexity of carrying out my ecologist role … Continue reading

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Lichen revival

After the five reasons to smile challenge I needed a bit of a break from blogging. Life has certainly become more hectic since I started the new ecology consultancy job, as suspected, so there is less time to sit and … Continue reading

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Postal pick-me-ups

We all know it’s never going to be easy finding out that your ex has met someone else, especially when it’s by text on the celebratory evening of your birthday (yep, for real). However, little messages of support and hope come … Continue reading

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