Monthly Archives: June 2015

Corwen countryside

At the weekend I was in Wales with my local rambling club when we visited Corwen. Corwen is situated close to a bend in the River Dee and was once an important staging point on the London to Holyhead road, … Continue reading

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Moel Fferna from Corwen

I’m back in Wales with Les to do a reccee for the next Crosby Rambling Club walk. Only about 11 miles he said, we should be fine!. We set out from Corwen and planned to follow a section of the … Continue reading

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A study in Purple and Pink

  Yesterday I was back at Ainsdale Local nature Reserve.          The irruption of White Satin Moths that I witnessed last  week  was all over and all that remained were a few dead bodies and empty pupa cases.  However there was … Continue reading

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An Irruption of White Satin Moths

During the past week there has been an irruption of White Satin Moth, (Leucoma salicis) at Ainsdale Local nature Reserve. The event is very localised occurring in an area of just 200 square metres, south of the Ainsdale Discovery centre. … Continue reading

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Kettlewell and Great Whernside.

Last weekend I was up in the Yorkshire Dales with Crosby Rambling club when we visited Kettlewell. I decided to do the ‘A’ party walk led by Roger Tolley. It was listed as 10 miles. I could manage that even … Continue reading

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Blown away by the Brecon Beacons. Day 2

June 3rd 2015. What a difference a day makes. Yesterday the weather here in Wales was horrendous, but today I woke up to sunshine, blue skies and white fluffy clouds. Visibility was perfect and today it was my mind that … Continue reading

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Blown away by the Brecon Beacons. Day 1

I’ve just returned from a couple of days walking in the Brecon Beacons in Wales. I was blown away almost literally by a gust of wind whilst attempting to climb Pen y Fan. It meteorological terms we are now in … Continue reading

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