RSPB Ham Wall, a wetland environment in the heart of the Somerset Levels, bursts into life at this time of the year, and at a recent trip I managed to … Continue Reading Spring at RSPB Ham Wall, Somerset
At foot of the Black Cuillins near Glenbrittle are the Fairy Pools, beautifully crystal clear blue pools linked by waterfalls. The inhabitants of the Isle of Skye believed “the little people” … Continue Reading Fairy Pools, Isle of Skye
Slimbridge in Gloucestershire is home to the Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust’s 120-acre waterbird reserve, boasting the world’s largest collection of swans, geese, and ducks.
Whales: Beneath the Surface was the Natural History Museum’s latest exhibition, timed to coincide with the unveiling of the new entrance hall, where childhood favourite Dippy has been replaced by a … Continue Reading Skeletons from the Natural History Museum
At a recent walk through around Fyne Court, a National Trust woodland in Somerset, I came across some peculiar looking fungi, which have even more peculiar names. This is Tremella … Continue Reading Witches Butter and Crowded Parchment