Tag Archives: Spring 2013

Movement north

The Fieldfares and some other winter visitors have left. Winter migrants are clearly moving north as Spring advances upon them.  Only yesterday, as we left the hospital at the end of evening visiting, the gentle flight call notes of swans … Continue reading

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Litter pick 2013

Late morning on Saturday, with snow in the air and a biting nor’easterly wind blowing, seven hardy souls ventured out to pick litter from around the village. The Big Tidy Up has become an annual event. Fast food containers and … Continue reading

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Dawn in Mid-February

Dawn on a Sunday in mid-February arrived in a grey pall. A frost has etched its way through the garden and the air was still. But the sound of birdsong has gathered new strength; the Sing Thrush which has claimed … Continue reading

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BRAMPTON BIG TIDY UP – 23rd February 2013

The Brampton Big Tidy Up, our big effort to litter pick at then end of Winter, will take place on Saturday 23rd February.  We would very much welcome your help. It would take roughly one and a half hours of … Continue reading

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Thaw and reflection

The weather softens after a fortnight of snow and frosts.But the hard spell that we have just experienced served to expose the variety of wildlife within the parish. Hunger and the serious business of courtship pushed dog fox and vixen … Continue reading

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