Category Archives: Wild Flowers

A Butterfly, a Bird and some Bindweed.

The glorious weather continues and this morning I was down by the coastguard station. I headed north along the coast through Hightown Dunes and Meadows to see what I could find. Lots of butterflies were on the wing but they … Continue reading

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A wander down Crosby Beach.

Friday 22nd June. It was a glorious sunny morning so I decided to have a stroll down Crosby Beach to see what I could find. As always, the Iron Men, part of Anthony Gormley’s ‘Another Place’ installation were staring out … Continue reading

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The Prehistoric Forest and a Sea Potato.

On Saturday I joined a walk organised by ‘Green Sefton’ to explore the Hightown Dunes and Meadows area of the Sefton Coastline. Starting from Hightown Station we followed the River Alt to enter the dune system. John, our guide gave … Continue reading

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A walk through Ainsdale Dunes with Green Sefton.

This morning I joined a small group of people for a walk through Ainsdale Dunes, led by John from ‘Green Sefton’ John pointed out many of the species of wild flowers that inhabit the dunes and gave us lots of … Continue reading

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Cami de Sa Figuera

Back to normal. We woke up to blue skies and sunshine with hardly a ripple on the water. Krystl, Bill and myself decided to do the short walk into Soller via the Cami de Sa Figuera. We took it very … Continue reading

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Springtime in Middle-Earth.

My walk this week started from Hurst Green in Lancashire. J.R.R Tolkien, author of ‘Lord of the Rings’ spent time in this area of the Ribble Valley and it is thought that this was the inspiration for his fictional hobbit … Continue reading

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A stroll through Hightown Dunes and Meadows.

It is early September but there are still plenty of wild flowers along the coast in the section known as Hightown Dunes and meadows. I started my walk from the coastguard station and followed the wire fence that runs along … Continue reading

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