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Season Opener 3-5-21

Its the start of May and airshow season has just begun with the season premier at Bedfordshire’s  famous  Shuttleworth Collection, Old Warden. With  Government Covid restrictions to adhere to, once again the organizer’s had to make it a Drive In event and you had to purchase tickets in advance , you have to be quick… Read More »

Back on the Fence Line.

Well finally made it, lockdown restrictions have eased a bit, and slowly freedom is coming our way, for how long, who knows. Well its a trip to Suffolk, to RAF Mildenhall and Lakenheath  to see what is accruing amongst the aviation community, plenty of fence line rumors’ to keep you busy, some came to light… Read More »

RSPB Ouse Fen.

Being local to a number of nature reserves my friend, Brian Reid and I decided to take the short drive to RSPB Ouse Fen in Cambridgeshire. Where the River Great Ouse spills into the Cambridgeshire Fens, a reedbed is coming to life. Hanson and the RSPB are working together, transforming a working sand and gravel… Read More »

New Beginnings at the Lodge.

With spring in the air it’s time to look to see what changes are happening  with our nature. Firstly the trees are starting to get their coats on and wildlife has started to produce their  latest crop of youngsters. For me being back to work and working on a nature reserve the changes are happening… Read More »

New Visitors at The Lodge, RSPB Sandy

My first week back to the lodge and to my surprise we have got 6 new visitors, Dartmoor ponies, which will be with us for a few months grazing amongst the heather. As per RSPB wishes I was asked not  to post any thing on social media sites until the 12th April, to avoid mass crowds… Read More »

Grey Day At Ely.

By traveling a bit further afield, My friend, Ang  and I decided to spend a few hours on Good Friday at Ely. As we haven’t been to Ely for a couple of years, I thought why not have a look round to see what has changed, not a lot a couple of new shops and… Read More »

A bimble around Cambourne.

As lockdown  starts to ease, and the stay at home rule has finally been lifted  the thought of traveling further a field tempted me to stay local for the first week  anyway  and hopefully travel further as the weeks progress. Along with my friend Brian Reid we headed out to Cambridge , Wandlebury park to… Read More »

A few hours at Shuttleworth

With lockdown getting close to the end, hopefully we can all travel further afield in the Future. Hopefully I have had my  final local lockdown walk/exercise all within the governments  guidelines. This time I met up with my friend Brian Reid to take in a trip to nearby Old Warden,  to explore what the Shuttleworth… Read More »

Grey day by the river.

A trip into Bedford for my annual Wednesday walk and to catch up with my friend Brian Reid, keeping within government guidelines of social distancing and of course staying local. A walk down the Embankment to see what was on offer from a photographic point of view, I found getting there a bit later on… Read More »

Snow at Shuttleworth.

A couple of weeks back I decided to venture out to Shuttleworth to see the effects after the snow, as this was local to me I decided under the Governments guidelines to take a daily walk . As with this I knew the Shuttleworth collection it’s  self  was closed but the parks and gardens were… Read More »