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A very quick one today. Spotted a bunch of ducks sleeping by the lake. But the moment I stopped to look at them, they were up. Waddling immediately towards me like some form of ravenous zombie horde. There’s a lesson … Continue reading
Day 26 is really a second part to Day 25, coming from the first ever Local Nature Reserve, established in 1952. Aberlady Bay.
If you like your birds small, round, with an extravagant bill and beautiful plumage, then this weeks’ Monday Bird of the Week is for you. It is the Snipe.
Day 25 was a packed day. But we’ll start with Tantallon Castle and something great and white on the horizon…
For Day 24 I went looking for Dippers along the Water of Leith outside Edinburgh. Once again, I found something other than what I was looking for…
It’s easy to think you cannot possibly have moments of wildness from a train. After all, what is there but a carriage, and people? But as it all whizzes past an array of habitats flash before your eyes. Meadow, field, … Continue reading
The bible says “Seek and ye shall find” (Matthew 7:7). But there’s another old adage that if you want to find something, simply stop looking. So which is true? Let’s find out…
With little time and no moments of good fortune to fall back on, it’s a quick one today.
I struggle to believe we are already two-thirds of the way through 30 days Wild. I struggle even more to believe it’s nearly midway through 2017. For Day 20 we get two small but lovely moments to bookend the day.
There is a small wildflower meadow a minute outside my office, but I never go and walk in it. I’m always drawn to the lake. For Day 19, I changed that.