20 degrees in October 

October It’s October 25th. However the gauge in my van read 20 degrees this afternoon. Is this evidence of global warming or just the natural course now. I’m out with Stella after a long day driving.  It’s still Tee shirt weather although I do have my fleece on. The leaves that only a fortnight ago …

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A wet walk over the Wick 

A brief walk over the Wick Stella and I are off, over the wick for a brief walk. Come with us as we prepare to lose this ground which should by rights be a nature reserve. Look thru the fences and cannot help but think how many houses could they build in there if they …

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The lone Raven watcher for Lucifer

Stepping out with Stella I aware of a lone Raven watching us, stories would have me believe the line raven is Lucifers watcher,  not that I believe it. The sun is in a dappled cloudy sky, shining thru but as it’s distance from planet earth increases the temperature is not so grand. The clouds on …

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A big juicy Fungi

Walking the wick. Day 2 of my new regime 

My first visit in a while walking the wick, which should be considered a Nature reserve,  with Stella my trusty side kick. It late August and the objections have all been registered, im.told by somebody in the know about these things that the planners will try to do d a way around the objections. It …

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a view over the doomed middlewick ranges

Mission middlewick ranges……the hunt continues 

It’s been a while since my last report from the wick which is a battle ground for the moment between developers who want planning permission for a 1000 homes and those if us, including myself, who want to see it left as it is, with its rich biodiverse environment. I’m on Mersea Rd approaching Wick …

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6am Sunday day 2

Stella and I are up, and walking a different path of fridaywoods. These 2 pigeons are the first thing I spot as we walk along Mersea Rd towards the gates into the woods. Dead Adder on a sunday morning This foreboding photo was sent to me yesterday, of an adder that was no doubt defanged …

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Early Sunday morning over the middlewick ranges

Middlewick Ranges Stella and i took a wander of the Middlewick ranges at 6am this morning, only a single other dog walker, was seen for the entire hour of the walk. The developing sunrise was glorious as you can see, but sadly no animal species could be seen. I kept an eye out even for …

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Capitalism will be its own destroyer

Dog walkers of Colchester. We are about to lose a wonderfully diverse walk. If the MOD and Capitalism driven planners get what they want, Middlewick Ranges are under threat. A wonderfully diverse, ecosystem will be gone if we allow the capitalism to win, Middlewick Ranges The Capitalism Greed This local environment, hosts everything from adders …

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why all or nothing

Why All or nothing blog I have been blogging now for almost three years via FromHell and The amateur socio psychologist, this is my third site, but my first self hosted, i blog about anything and everything from adders to zebras, from sociology to psychology, and .  and anything that irritates or inspires me. my current …

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