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Coloured Fallow Deer in the New Forest

On the very last afternoon of the school summer holidays (4th September), my husband (a teacher) and I took a last trip out together, and since we had to be in the New Forest, chose one of my childhood haunts, … Continue reading

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Roe Buck and other spring evening delights

Very quick post with a record of our evening stroll. The venue was Blackbushe and it’s surroundings again as usual. This Peacock Butterfly looks like it overwintered – though how any butterfly can survive the winter we’ve had, I really … Continue reading

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Where Buzzards Call – God’s own Cathedral

There is a field where I like to walk the dog, to breath deeply of the fresh air, to watch butterflies and look across the edge of town to the hill beyond, and to listen to the buzzards calling. They … Continue reading

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A talkative angel… at Christmas

It’s funny how sermons can change… I barely mentioned donkey’s on Christmas morning! And I’d been led to believe the smallish congregation wouldn’t have many kids… and of the nearly 40 people 18 were children… at least 8 of them … Continue reading

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Wildlife at my fingertips

Yesterday morning, as we sat down to breakfast, a baby Blue Tit flew into the french window and wobbled, stunned on the patio step. Needing to rescue it from our dog or the local moggies, I dashed outside and picked … Continue reading

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UK Wild deer populations are booming

This is just the sort of thing that my Dad worked with for 30 years, so it will interesting to get his comments on this report on the impact of changing deer populations. Road casualties were always a problem in … Continue reading

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