What it’s like to warden at night on Chesil Beach. Please read more about the project from my fellow warden here and one of our volunteers here. Blue lights flashing … Continue reading A night out on the beach
A quick post about a curious red beetle.
Upon walking the downs around Oxford, I came across this fascinating red beetle. I am unsure of what he is, at first I thought him Cardinal Beetle, but the shape and head are wrong, next I though a Net winged beetle but again the head is wrong as is the wing case. This spot of brilliant red remains a mystery to me, should anyone know what it is I would love to know.
It’s raining, it’s sunny, it’s windy, back to rain, thunder next, some more sun then back to the default of grey. The British summer this year has been a hard … Continue reading A day of sun
The Dragon-fly By Alfred Lord Tennyson Today I saw the dragon-fly Come from the wells where he did lie. An inner impulse rent the veil Of his old husk: from … Continue reading Chasing Dragons
What, or more specifically, who is a naturalist? The word makes you think of old men in checkered shirts, oily skin hats and green padded coats, and to some degree … Continue reading Introduction