Today’s walk at Dorney Wetlands by the Jubilee River

Hi. David and I usually just call this walk “the birds” as there are some bird hides along the walk and usually lots of birds to see. Today we saw a few Canada geese, one cormorant, one grebe, we heard some chirping from an unknown species in the rushes, but didn’t spot as many birdsContinue reading “Today’s walk at Dorney Wetlands by the Jubilee River”

Biophilia

I learnt a new word this week – biophilia. biophilia noun(according to a theory of the biologist E O Wilson) an innate and genetically determined affinity of human beings with the natural world. So I am pleased to report that I have acute biophilia… connection with nature… which is much more pleasant than it sounds.Continue reading “Biophilia”

Glorious Cliveden (part 2)

Good evening. As the beautiful light streams through these golden gates at Cliveden, I want to finish showing you the photos from our great afternoon out there on Thursday. I’ve got to make this a really good post tonight, as myself and The Waffle will be undergoing a little pause this week, so there willContinue reading “Glorious Cliveden (part 2)”

Going out again

Last night we had dinner in the garden of The Greene Oak, our local pub restaurant. We could walk there so no danger of picking up the virus in a taxi. It’s also ideal in that there is a big garden you can access directly from the outside, without having to go through the pub.Continue reading “Going out again”