Category Archives: nature

Nature & Benji

        I have never known Blackberries to be ready in July. When I first moved to Wales in 1977 I remember picking Blackberries with the children , in the first week of September. Neath has a very old fair held … Continue reading

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At this time of the year, especially this year, the woods are filled with the smell and wonderful display of Bluebells. Today was sunny but the wind stillhad a bit of a chill. But our walk to Gnoll park most … Continue reading

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Christmas Greetings 2016

    Wishing all my readers a very happy Christmas and a Happy New Year. From Mary and Benji This is a Robin who was very friendly and lives down on the coast at a place called Oxwich bay. There … Continue reading

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The Bird Table

At long last 2 small birds visited the food. I think 1  was a Blue-tit the other  a small grey bird. They were very quick as thought they were surveying what was on offer. I gad noticed in the past … Continue reading

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Garden Birds–Starting Again

                                                             It looks like my garden did not have any visiting birds. There is no sign of humans feeding. The garden is bereft of bushes and trees. therefor I’m starting from scratch. When I moved here in June … Continue reading

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The Walk After The Rain

At long last here in my part of the world, the clouds dispersed a ‘little’ to reveal a little blue sky behind them. No rain. But I believe it will be back before too long. Since my operation 3 December … Continue reading

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Garden Delights

It’s always exciting to observe how the seeds, plants and bulbs develop. This year when I visited the CARDIFF FLOWER SHOW back in the Spring I purchased 2 types of Lily. 3 of each variety. It seemed a long while … Continue reading

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Swans Up At The Park / Air show

    The first photo taken is a mistake. Accidently pushed the button on the camara down. I was sat up on the wall that surrounds a little of what we call the ‘third’ pond. The paws are those of … Continue reading

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Mixed News/Nature. Pets. Crafts.

It’s been a while since I last blogged. Quite a lot has been happening. The weather remains cold and we do get sunny days. i have been able to buy my seasonal flowers and planted up the pots. The fruit … Continue reading

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Swans–Update 1

Since my last post I have been to the bottom pond a couple of times. Each time the Swan was busy building the nest. The other Swan carries on life swimming around the pond with the ducks and Moor-hens. Sometimes … Continue reading

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