Home again

My week away in Devon was just what I needed. For a November holiday in the south-west the weather couldn't have been better and I wallowed in the simplicity of days walking, spending time with family, pottering about, making dams on the beach as though reliving my childhood. Simply glorious. Perhaps the thing I appreciated … Continue reading Home again

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All change with the times

It's five o clock in the afternoon and already dark - let the long winter evenings begin! Part of me struggles to understand why we continue with this strange phenomenon of shifting between Greenwich Mean Time and British Summer Time, but it's one of the few remaining certainties that remain in what have become increasingly … Continue reading All change with the times

Inspirational Quotes for Conservationists

There are hundreds of conscientious conservationists (there's a tonguetwister for you) out there; all of whom have their own inspiring stories, but it can at times seem a lonely, never ending pursuit. With such significant problems to solve, we can all become dejected and defeatist at times. Here's a few inspiring quotes to get conservationists … Continue reading Inspirational Quotes for Conservationists

100 Years of Changing the Clocks – Why do we do it anyway?

This year marked 100 years of changing the time each autumn in the UK. Yesterday at 2am, on Sunday 30th October, British clocks reverted an hour, reverting to Greenwich Mean Time. It marked the official end of British Summer Time. We have to wait another 145 days (and about 18 hours at the time of … Continue reading 100 Years of Changing the Clocks – Why do we do it anyway?