Saving nature – a seed at a time

Saving nature – a seed at a time

Winter is coming. The park has been shrouded in mist for a few mornings recently, and the squirrels and jays are hoarding food for the hard times ahead.  So industrious are they, that one wonders if they know it will be a very cold and severe winter; animals,...
The healing power of nature

The healing power of nature

“Glory be to God for dappled things -For skies of couple-colour as a brinded cow;For rose-moles all in stipple upon trout that swim;Fresh-firecoal chestnut-falls; finches’ wings;Landscape plotted and pieced -fold, fallow, and plough;And all trades, their gear...
Pips in the park

Pips in the park

Are there pips in the park…in the dark? As you may already know, pip is short for Pipstrelle, the most common kind of bat species in the UK, whose names range from Alcathoe to Whiskered. (1) Catherine describes how pips have been seen in the past and looks...
Winter in the Park

Winter in the Park

Australia would envy the rainfall in the park this winter, but some great days during this winter season include – Carols in the Park was big success on 21 December 2019, with Besses o’ th’ Band and Do Your Thing choirs putting on superlative...