I expect that you’ve all been getting stressed, waiting for a progress update on the meadow establishment trial that we started running last Autumn. I had expected to be faced with the challenge of finding an interesting way to write around ‘not a lot’, but in actuality I do have something to report. Unfortunately, however, it concerns ‘progress’ in a backwards direction. Continue reading
It can’t be often that Hall Road is the busiest place in West Bergholt. But at 03.40 on Sunday 7 May I would be fairly confident that this was the case, as seemingly floods of cars arrived for this year’s Dawn Chorus walk. That is certainly what it felt like!
And so 24 of us assembled in the pitch dark, with most of us wondering quite what they had let themselves in for, and me wondering why on earth I volunteered to get up at such an appalling time each year. Continue reading