I had to go to Stalbridge for a hair trim on the 18th July in the late afternoon, my first since February, just before the lockdown. I thought on the way back it was a good chance to do a little detour and have a short walk round Alners Gorse
July is around the time for Glow Worms to be showing themselves, the females are trying to attract the males with their luminescent glow, so my friend an I decided to head up Hambledon hill on the 7th July to see if we could spot them. We went up just
The weather had been warm for a couple of days and on Monday 20th July it was the same. I went hunting in the garden and down our lane close to home to see what was about. When I say what was about I’m looking for the little things, I’m
I came home from my walk one morning and just sitting down in the conservatory when I noticed a juvenile Blackbird having a good old bath. I happened to have my camera there and couldn’t resist taking some pictures. He was really enjoying it!
A bit of a mixture the morning of 12th July, I noticed the mist forming when I got up and decided on a walk up Hambledon Hill. I couldn’t get a landscape image I was happy with, even with the mist, but lots of wildlife so a lovely morning. The
On the 3rd of July there was promise of another hot day so I decided to take a trip to Girdlers Coppice at Fiddleford. Girdlers Coppice is managed by Dorset Wildlife Trust consisting of Oak and Hazel woodland and is situated at the bottom of Piddles wood on the Fiddleford
A few images of the Barn Owl hunting in the early morning, I believe they have some Owlets in the barn so they are keeping busy. I was lucky enough to watch him, although at a distance as I wandered around Bere Marsh. Click on an image for a larger
Into July and a nice morning so I headed for one of my usual haunts, a walk underneath Hambledon Hill. Always enjoyable and I never know what I will see. The flowers are starting to look lovely on the sides of the hill, most stunted with grazing but plenty for