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  1. Well signing in ready for season, The storm that Chris K mentions above was a real thing of beauty here, I went to observe the storm from hill overlooking the Cerne Giant. Was mystical magic experience to see the Giant illuminated by the lightning. It was almost fluorescent, This year have camera at the ready and hope for decent night storm,,,,,,,,,,,
  2. Spring started,,,What will Summer 2013 bring??

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    2. Thundery wintry showers

      Thundery wintry showers

      More making a note that it's been the trend in most recent summers, but that in meteorology such synoptic trends can halt without warning- so there's probably as much chance of Summer 2013 being a scorcher as a washout!

    3. 95 Degrees

      95 Degrees

      Average I think, certainly better than last year.

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      Average, would certainly be better than last year,,,,I really got no expectations,just hope not another monsoon summer

  3. Pond frozen over and even my little waterfall frozen,,,,,,,,,,,Frog spawn turned milky white, seems going to lose it,due to it being frozen,
  4. The above is subsidiary sett and not continuosley active,,,,,,But had idea that was in use due to fresh spoil,,,Used Bushnell trophy Cam, Was very pleased that managed to capture the photo,
  5. My Wildlife night camera, that been positioned on Badger Sett,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,Getting ready for Spring
  6. Richard Briers was very good actor who of course best known for The Good Life, In 1960s starred in tv comedy "Meet the Wife" with a young Prunella Scales,, Followed by series called "The Brother in Law, He was a notable Shakespearean actor, Will be sadley missed,but "The Good Life" will remain comedy classic for many years to come
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    Make us laugh

    MET OFFICE SUPER COMPUTER Hmmm Wonder where the on switch is ????
  8. Super little bird, Good things do come in small packages Have not had any in garden this winter, nice you spotted them
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    Make us laugh

    My Wife worrying over eating Findus Lasagna Said "Don't worry love. just trot down shop for me"
  10. Could be Cold Chilly start to Spring,,,,,,Reminds me of my Childhood back in the Stone age

  11. Cold Wet Green Woodpecker,,,,Having bad feather day!!!!!!!
  12. Great see video,enjoyed that, Longford Estate waters so expensive and exclusive, Soon be Spring So can get out more with camera,
  13. Will be in Downton again during late Spring,,,,,Love the area, Part of series called A passion for Angling filmed your area, Combined soft focus wildlife filming With lovely relaxing music,,,,,Two guys who used vintage fishing tackle, Put bottle wine in water to cool,food hamper etc,,,,,,,,,More than just fishing, back to more gentle way of life, Downton by River 1955
  14. Very nice photos,,,,,,Is Heron on horizon of photo 1?,,,,,,,,Hard to tell if trout,,,,, Lots good fishing around Downton, Nice area just past Bat and Ball also Moot lane access good spot by Weir, Trout Grayling.......Good course fishing in area too, Was your fish photo taken in side stream? if so they could be young trout, Anyway thanks for sharing,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,Photo below three wild brown trout in water mill stream off the Cerne, They spawned late Nov last year,,,,,,
  15. No final report yet, but refined mineral oil probably discharged from ship illegally in English Channel.........Affected major breeding ground for Seabirds, Birds that been found represent only small number of birds actually involved,,,,,,,,,Lots birds already in breeding plumage, Mostly resident birds but some migrants from Norway etc
  16. Seabirds affected by contaminats still appearing around coastlines of Southern England , Map showing locations birds found todate
  17. Super set photos enjoyed Viewing,,,,,,Can see you love your garden,,,,,,Everything seems ready for Spring,
  18. Few more weeks and can start thinking of lighter nights and Spring

  19. Another 60s singer sadly died,,Reg Presley of the Troggs, died at his Home in Andover,,,,,Love is all around you

  20. Reg Presley of the Troggs Died today at his home in Andover, Aged 71,,,,,,,,,,,,,Thank you for the Music,,,,,,,Love is All Around You,,,,
  21. The group shown in photo only planted last Autumn,,,,,,,,,,,,,,My other daffs that planted couple years ago nowhere near there size,,,, Spotted this Iris today,
  22. Thanks everyone who gave me advice on veg seeds and sowing times,,,,,,,,,,,,,Made notes and will get going Photo's taken today of first daffs to flower this season in my garden
  23. First Daffs of season out in my garden Here's to Chester and Hedley,, Hope you can have dry Spring and Summer,[ when it finally arrives]
  24. Few days ago he jumped in part of fast running river [ first photo above ] and unable climb out, Had to grab him by choke chain and haul him out,,,,,Poor chap almost strangled him,,, Won't go near water now, Don't expect that will last long though His name is Norman, but not much wisdom I'm afraid
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