Category Archives: Turks and Caicos

Autumnal fungi

A weekend trip out to Colt Crag Reservoir wasn’t exactly rewarding from a weather perspective, showers were insistently blowing in from the coast.  Now that autumn has turned up the wildlife spotting has shifted too.  No more (or few more) … Continue reading

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St Thomas’s Church (Grand Turk) revisited

It may be over six months since we were in the heat of St Thomas’s churchyard on Grand Turk recording grave inscriptions but the work continues.  The Summer 2011 edition of the Turks and Caicos magazine ‘Times of the Islands‘ … Continue reading

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Cheshire Hall from 4000miles

As we slip back into the routine of work back in the UK we still have an outstanding piece of work for the Turks and Caicos National Trust.  The report on our findings and suggestions for improvements is still taking … Continue reading

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In Northumberland – but looking back

We have returned to Northumberland in England to some dreary weather.  At last the sun shone today, albeit a little halfheartedly.  Today saw a trip out to Shaftoe Crags a few miles north of Stamfordham.  The leafless birch trees and … Continue reading

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Castles in the Sand

There is a large amount of sand around Middle Caicos: it needs no expert to work that out. The miles of wonderful beaches and sand flats for feeding flamingoes and young conch are one of the defining features, providing azure … Continue reading

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To East Caicos (at last)

We were cutting it a bit fine but we finally managed to make it to East Caicos on Saturday. We got there on the slow but steady boat of Brodie Forbes, a local in Bambarra, on what was a near … Continue reading

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To the Pines

Sally has cycled along the King’s Road (the old road) from Bambarra and got wet and mosquito bitten in the process. Duncan had never ventured along it and had never managed to enter the internationally designated wetlands. The old road … Continue reading

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