It comes at Dawn 

An early morning walk with Stella Dawn chorus Come winter, spring, summer or autumn and sunshine, rain or snow Stellas routine doesn’t change. As soon as i wake up I get my coffee and her breakfast and sometimes my partners toast. Within half an hour Stella is whining. Take now for instance, it’s 5.45 on …

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We’re Losing Ground, Fridaywoods is under threat

Dog walkers of Fridaywoods, we have a huge problem one that is threatening our access to the beautiful woodlands. That problem is pictured above and in case you haven’t worked it out yet, they’re not Christmas Decorations, They are Poo Bags!!!!!!!! I very much doubt it is the readers of the Facebook Group that you …

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Remembrance Sunday 2017

Sitting here, watching the Cenotaph and march passed for Remembrance Sunday as i do every year on.the second sunday of November, two thoughts come to mind What the eyes that March or are wheeled passed the memorial have seen And That there are very few veterans of world war two let alone world war 2 …

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Icy cold sunday morning walk 

Icy cold morning It’s Sunday morning 7am and I’m out with Stella. Apart from the full moon the sky is clear, not a single cloud to be seen. It’s also Icy seriously Icy. I’m wishing I had grabbed my gloves as Jack is definitely biting at them today. Mersea Rd is unusually busy for a …

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In search of Brian and the remaining colour of autumn in Fridaywoods 

In Search of Storm Brian Stella and I stepped out this morning expecting to be dodging high winds and stepping around fallen Boughs and wind swept debris but the reality of Storm Brian was much tamer. Yes there were a lot of leaves, however it’s autumn apart from the fact there were a lot if …

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In the Aftermath of Ophelia 

There’s a lot on my Facebook feed about Ophelia the storm, the weather men were uncertain which way it was going to go, but my feed says that the local area, on the East of the UK saw some strong winds last night. Ophelia When I walked Stella yesterday, there was an orange hue to …

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Friday night wander 

  Somebody wants her Wander Wrong number It turns out Stella is actually going to be eleven in November. She’s 2 years older than we thought. It’s a dull grey, windy, Friday evening and Stella and I are doing the Garrison Wander. Strangely quiet It’s strangely quiet, but then I suppose people are getting ready …

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Clouds and windy start to a Thursday 

5.30 Start Another 5.30 clock on, so I was up at 4.30 and my best mate Stella needed her walk, being that time it was still dark so I didn’t actually walk along Ramparts lane, we took in part of the garrison walk. By Comparison with the British Virgin islands To say it was windy …

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Mini heatwave, well according to the weatherman 

Mini-Heatwave Since Wednesday they’ve been predicting a mini heatwave this, the penultimate weekend of September 2017. Well the first picture shows grey skies, to the west, and the second, Red sky in the morning, according to the old rhyme that’s shepherds warning! The Garrison Walk Its 6.30am Stella and I are on the garrison walk, …

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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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