No uncertain terns

18 Jun

Snapped on Tuesday, on a day trip to Brancaster, east of Sandringham on the southern coast of the Wash. I can photograph terns any day of the week at Attenborough, a ten minute stroll from my door. But Norfolk’s a … Read More »

Great crested grebes go fishing

9 Jun

Yesterday my favourite water bird further endeared itself to me. At Colwick Country Park, where flooded gravel pits are topped up by the Trent a few miles downstream of Nottingham, a pair of great crested grebes were ferrying chicks on … Read More »

Wollaton today

25 Apr

A pair of Egyptian geese with only one gosling, my best pictures yet of those fallow deer – and the woods a blue shimmering haze. A few of the images at Wollaton Park on what is forecast to be the … Read More »

Walking the Erewash

21 Apr

Don’t say ‘earwash’. I’ve penned this ode to not making a fool of yourself around these parts. Yesterday I drove to Toton Fields, bottom right on the map and a mile east of Long Eaton, to let the dogs out. … Read More »

The Soar on Sunday

19 Apr

Guardian, April 16 * . Drive through Long Eaton past Trentlock. Cross the Trent at Sawley. Left after the Marina, onto Warren Lane. Park at corner of Warren and Ratcliffe Lanes (GR 478 294). Follow paths and country lanes past … Read More »

Easter at Wollaton Park

15 Apr

Stands about the woodland ride … … wearing white for Eastertide …   … though white is not the only colour … … nor flora the only life … … nor red the only deer … … nor deer the … Read More »