Summer Leys Nature Reserve

Summer Leys Nature Reserve is part of the The Wildlife Trust for Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire & Northamptonshire. It is a place I now visit very regularly for two reasons, a very nice walk and good opportunities to see and photograph wildlife.  It is situated on...

RSPB Minsmere

RSPB Minsmere Discover some of the UK’s rarest wildlife and enjoy family-friendly activities at Minsmere. Choose an idyllic walk or head to the coastal lagoons to see an impressive variety of birds, including avocets, bearded tits and bitterns. If you’re...

Dungeness Kent

Visit to Dungeness 1st July 2019.   “Dungeness, a strange land of extremes, one of the most valuable and yet vulnerable nature conservation sites in Great Britain” Firth, 1984   I was advised that I would enjoy Dungeness for its photographic opportunities...

Warbler, Music and Bites

Sedge Warbler at Stortons Gravel Pits Northampton An interesting and varied week, which includes the solstice!.  On Sunday I visited Ravensthorpe Reservoir. I have often boasted that I am good at reading the weather, well not this time. I was about 5 minutes into my...

Old Photograph Restoration

Many of us over a certain age has a collection of old! photos of family and friends. Very old photos will be very small ( 4cm x 6cm possibly) some bigger. Some will be faded, damaged and have dust spots. Sometimes these photos are precious recordings of memories,...
Stortons Gravel Pits

Stortons Gravel Pits

Blue Tit Juvenile Stortons GP is somewhere I visit regularly ( it is close to where I live at the moment). It is an odd collection of spaces and wildlife habitat. It is a shame that the car park area at Sixfields is used by various groups to meet, drink, eat and in...