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Wild Camping

You know about camping. It involves pitching up in the falling darkness, carrying your washbag to the nearby smelly toilet block, being kept awake by fellow campers, and trying to dry out your tent before you have to bed down for an uncomfortable night in it. But have you heard of wild camping? Wikipedia doesn’t bother to… Continue reading Wild Camping

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Little garden sink pond

Our little cottage garden is quite small so there’s not much we can do with it. It is mostly paved over with border beds, though they are thriving with greenery, and a large apple tree and several rose bushes. It’s very pretty but it would benefit from a water feature. So we bought an old… Continue reading Little garden sink pond

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I’ve not blogged in a while because I have been busy with others thing (including overtime at work) and also I suppose I was waiting for the warmer weather to appear to give me an opportunity to find something to write about. Last week we went to Lakenheath Fen on the Norfolk/Suffolk border, a reserve… Continue reading Nightjar