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30 Days Wild – Day 26 – Aberlady Bay

Day 26 is really a second part to Day 25, coming from the first ever Local Nature Reserve, established in 1952. Aberlady Bay.

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30 Days Wild – Day 25 – ‘Ane wounderful crag…’

Day 25 was a packed day. But we’ll start with Tantallon Castle and something great and white on the horizon…

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30 Days Wild – Day 24 – Water of Leith

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…

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30 Days Wild – Day 22 – On old adages

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…

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30 Days Wild – Day 20 – What is a moment?

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.

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30 Days Wild – Day 17 – Brown Hare

30 Days Wild is about moments of wildness, be they small or large. I’ve had some pretty good ones over the three years this has run. But Day 17 presented one of my all-time best…

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30 Days Wild – Day 16 – Wildflowers

I set out on Day 16 to find Bee Orchids. All I found was bees. Lots of bees.

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30 Days Wild – Day 15 – Vole-less

Far too much going on today, so the moment of wildness was constrained to a two minute walk from the bus stop, along the river.

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30 Days Wild – Day 14 – Mystery Moth 

Last night there was an impressive moth on Red Valerian in the garden.

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30 Days Wild – Day 13 – End of an era

30 Days Wild can be a joyous thing. But today, my moment is a sad one. Because a fixture of our home and garden has been lost forever…

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