Fall is coming in Fridaywoods 

It’s a some what grotty Wednesday evening in September, but the weatherman says we are in for a revival of an Indian Summer this weekend. 

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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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Staffie

My spare tyre is growing again 

I said this was allornothing and it is, so im changing matter again for a time. My spare tyre is growing a little to much so I must re focusand make a plan I cannot run as my knee is not up to it, but I do have a good fitness tool. Stella is without …

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small acorns

Another walk, Stella seriously mate 

So much for winding down, Stella has an upset stomach do we’re out for a walk again. This time going along Berechurch Hall Rd into Mersea Rd and into the back of the woods. Berechurch Hall Rd is still remarkably busy with vans and cars hurrying everywhere, buses too. The grey clouds and the drop …

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Winding down after a day of frustration 

You know those days when you need everything to go right, no red lights only green, well today both to and from Portsmouth was fine it was only whilst there I had delays, 2 hours worth again. But thankfully I made it back to meet the engineer who was fixing our hot water, after four …

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the poppy filled field

The silence of the trees 

It is 6pm and still not cooling down, the thermometer in my can broke the thirty degree mark and to my reluctance Stella wants out among the trees of the woods. Against my better judgement I’m out in trees of Fridaywoods under the cooling protection of the tree canopy lining Ramparts lane. There’s hardly any …

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St Andrews Chirch Earls Clne

The hottest day of the year to my knowledge in earls colne

After our walk this morning and a little bit of editing, we headed for Earls Colne the home of both my mother and my mother in law. As small village just outside Halstead on the Essex Suffolk border. According to the weather it hit around 27 and tomorrow may break the 30 degrees. But today …

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A waiting crow

Early Saturday morning in Fridaywoods with my little mate Stella 

It’s Saturday morning and as usual I’m awake around 6am, so Stella and I have gone for her morning walk in Fridaywoods before it hits the predicted mid 20s on the thermometer. The sun,  where not in shadow, is already warm and I am treated to what remaons of the dawn chorus,over fridaywoods,  I observe …

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A waiting crow

The woods are buzz of activity 

Stella and I are out for our evening walk, the sun is losing its heat, but There is birdsong this evening, aswell as the buzz of a few bumble bees. Magpie seem to be arguing ahead of us in the tree line, and Stella wanders slowly but slightly ahead of me. The oaks and evergreen …

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stella the little grass

A short wind down, with Stella at my side on her walk

It’s still remarkably hot so Stella won’t be getting a long walk, not yet anyway, I shall attempt to keep her under cover of the canopy created by the trees during our walk, I shall however keep things short as I have already achieved 10000 steps today thru my work. The canopy makes us both …

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