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Wildlife in August

A lot of birds are quieting down now, but Yellowhammers 🐤 are continuing to sing away!  Plus this is another great month for seeing some beautiful Butterflies! 🦋  (The videos below were made a few years ago) https://youtu.be/bjo0V4ArOSc  https://youtu.be/JFYCvZzwJpw  https://youtu.be/QA4ZW4o4mDw  Thanks for visiting! 😊

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Day 16 – 30 Days Wild

Enthuse About Nature 16/06/16 I was at the Birmingham N.E.C yesterday and today - as a member of Press - to report on BBC Gardeners’ World Live (but my focus was on the wild side of it). I interviewed a number of interesting people (the interviews haven't all been edited together yet) and in the… Continue reading Day 16 – 30 Days Wild

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Day 15 – 30 Days Wild

"Write a wild poem" 15/06/16 The weather has been inclement again, and I was off to the N.E.C later as a member of Press, to report on BBC Gardeners' World Live.  So I opted to write a wild poem; I was happy there was a break in between showers, because I was able to get… Continue reading Day 15 – 30 Days Wild

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Day 14 – 30 Days Wild

"Tweet for the wild"  14/06/16 Today I tweeted a link to the video below - which I made last year - about my favourite local patch and why it matters to me: The poem I mentioned in the video:  Ode to a Secret River Thanks 😀

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Day 13 – 30 Days Wild

"Dance in a downpour"  13/06/16 To the exact day; like last year - I danced in the rain!  This time, I changed the lyrics to a popular song to accompany this particular Act of Wildness. 😉 https://youtu.be/jFrKyHZqD3s Thanks for visiting. 😅

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Day 12 – 30 Days Wild

"Follow a bumblebee"  12/06/16 After work, I decided to go for a nice stroll with a colleague and friend, Sophie.  We sauntered around the semi-rural outskirts of Northfield Town Centre (in South Birmingham). Before we got to the location Sophie had in mind, literally just a few yards from where we work, we noticed beside… Continue reading Day 12 – 30 Days Wild

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Day 11 – 30 Days Wild

Join a wild group 11/06/16 Today I chose to join a wild group - it isn't in the list of Acts of Wildness (which I thought it was), but then again I do like to come up with my own activities. The group I joined is called A Focus On Nature - in short - the… Continue reading Day 11 – 30 Days Wild