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Wagtails on the moor

 Last Tuesday the regular volunteering task with the Box Moor Trust was to clear the river Bulbourne.  As we started our afternoon stint after a picnic lunch in the meadow, a little bird caught my eye. It was trying to … Continue reading

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Another sunny Sunday and the bluebells are out

By the river Bulbourne the buttercups bloom in the water meadow and the willow has bright green new leaves. Oxlips turn the hillside to gold up on Roughdown common. Ladybirds and butterflies warm themselves in the bright sunshine and sip … Continue reading

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A Sunday stroll in February

    The Hemel Hempstead Jellicoe water gardens are coming to life after a wet and windy week. Walking along the serpentine path by the River Gade , we pass drifts of shimmering snowdrops nodding in the leaf litter under … Continue reading

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