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FestiYellRead MoreSeptember 10, 2016

What an Amazing Weekend we are having!

Yell Show 2016Read MoreSeptember 3, 2016


Nothing is quite like a country show, is it? Today was the Yell Show...

September sightingsRead MoreSeptember 3, 2016


Schools have gone back, the days are shortening rapidly especially this far North, and our weather is changing. But there is still plenty to see and do outdoors.

Recycling rubbishRead MoreAugust 13, 2016


A kind reader sent in some photographs of a project that uses rubbish to create fashion!

Masters of the Pacific CoastRead MoreAugust 6, 2016

There is an absolutely fascinating and fantastic programme on the BBC at the moment - Masters of the Pacific Coast: The Tribes of the American Northwest.

Late summer colourRead MoreAugust 6, 2016


As we mentioned last week, this is now late in the summer and the colours are turning. Here are some pictures of a walk across the hills this week.

The week pastRead MoreJuly 16, 2016

It has been a week and then some!

The world of colour and visionRead MoreJuly 9, 2016

A new exhibition is opening next week, the 15th July, at the Natural History Museum in London.

Sammy the puffinRead MoreJuly 9, 2016


A few years ago I wrote a book for my nieces, Sarah and Hannah. Now the book has been published.

The fishing net of mysteryRead MoreJuly 1, 2016

Last year we acquired a beautiful net at auction. The problem is we don't know anything about it...