Nature Notes #3

I’ve had very little time this week for my usual outdoor pursuits, largely owing to a growing workload and a multitude of mounting side projects. That said, yesterday I managed an all too brief outing in search of a bird I have wanted to see for many years: a Rose-coloured Starling. A rare vagrant to British […]

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Northumberland’s Wild Interior

Uncharacteristically, I haven’t managed many far-flung ventures of late – the combined result of some drastic life changes, a busy schedule and the build-up of myriad more menial tasks. This, of course, has frustrated me to no end, boiling over with a snap decision this past Saturday to drop everything and travel outwards: inland to […]

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Newcastle Diaries: jewel in the crown

The ‘Newcastle Diaries’ are intended as a new series of blog posts brought to life by a recent move to the city; inspired by a growing frustration at not being able to visit my regular, rural haunts half as often as I would like. While I assumed a move here would greatly decrease the time […]

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A Focus on Nature is coming to the North-East

A Focus on Nature, the youth nature network, is a rather fabulous organisation. One which, through sheer determination, generosity and the hard work of its committee and members, has established itself as perhaps the go-to community for young conservationists, ecologists, nature writers, campaigners and others with an interest in the natural world here in the […]

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