Category Archives: Insects

Natures Medicine Cupboard.

It’s almost the end of June and most of the wild flowers are in bloom. It was time for another stroll along the coast through the Hightown dunes and meadows to see what I could find. I was pleased to … Continue reading

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Getting close to nature.

I was on my usual walk along the coast when I spotted a bee feeding on nectar. I was soon on my hands and knees trying to get a photo. The bee did not appreciate my being there and got … Continue reading

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Crosby Rambling Club visit Coniston.

On Sunday I joined my friends from Crosby Rambling Club on a visit to Coniston in the Lake District. There were 12 of us in the group and we followed the walk that Roger and I had done the reccee … Continue reading

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White Satin Moths at Ainsdale.

The past few days has seen the emergence of hundreds of White Satin moths at Ainsdale. This event, known as ‘an irruption’ is very localised and occurs over an area not much bigger than a football pitch. From Mid-May onwards … Continue reading

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Sa Bassa. 819 m

Today our aim was to climb Sa Bassa, a little peak just 819 metres in height. Our starting point is the picnic site, the area recreativa close to point 42.4k on the MA-10. This is already at 500 metres so … Continue reading

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The Mersey Way

June 18th 2014 My walk today was along a section of the Mersey Way. This long distance footpath runs for 22 miles from Warrington to Garston and for a large part it is along the banks of the River Mersey. … Continue reading

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Who’s eating all my plants?

During the past two weeks I have been tidying up my garden. It’s been quite colourful all winter with a nice display of cyclamen. But suddenly a lot of them have just wilted and keeled over. I dug a couple … Continue reading

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