Monthly Archives: June 2016

On Eycott Hill

Eycott Hill isn’t one that comes immediately to mind when thinking Lake District fells, unless you are a geologist apparently.  This small volcanic outcrop is the centre on a newly opened Cumbria Wildlife Trust reserve, visited on the day it … Continue reading

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Common by name

  At last the cloud and drizzle lifted today and the sun came out providing enough warmth for a few butterflies and other insects to appear.  There was enough time too to get out from work meetings to have a … Continue reading

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Do look up

It’s an odd thing that most of us live our lives at eye level and below.  We may look down to the ground in front of our feet or at the distant horizon but rarely, unless prompted by the sound … Continue reading

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