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Goodbye 2016 – not sorry to see you go.

2016 was not a good year. Apart from all the grim and ghastly things happening in the news, that seemed to rock the foundations of the type of society I thought I lived in and promised more un-nerving and disturbing … Continue reading

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Entering the mire of Dartmoor’s Mires Project.

There is a controversial project being run on Dartmoor by South West Water, known as the Mires Project. By controversial I mean that not everyone agrees with it. I am not a scientist so please excuse any deficiencies in this … Continue reading

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Fabulous fungi from the autumn

I’ve been meaning to do this post for ages. This autumn was wonderful for fungi. I saw varieties I’ve never seen before as well as plenty of favourites. Luckily for me Phil Page of Dartmoor Nature Tours has been very … Continue reading

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How can it be getting autumnal already?

This summer, if you can call it that, seems to have passed in a blur of ferrying teenagers to exams, folk festivals, music workshops, friends houses and so on and so on. It has been hard to find time to … Continue reading

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