Monthly Archives: October 2015

Autumn – a walk around the Leg o’ Mutton reservoir, Barnes

This small reservoir lies close to the Thames and sometimes you can count up to twelve herons as you walk around it.  It is quite hidden from the main towpath and you can be quite alone in your ramble. stopping from time to time to look at birds and surprise the occasional water rat. This […]

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‘Designer Moth’ by Isobel

One of the top pests in London dwellings is the small but deadly clothes moth, whose larvae are at this very moment chomping happily through your or a near neighbour’s cashmere jumper.  All wool garments spell ‘feast’,  the banqueting parlour being your wardrobe or wherever you may leave your jumper – hanging on the back […]

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Head in the clouds …

I’m a member of the Cloud Appreciation Society which was started up by Gavin Pretor-Pinney in 2005.  As a child I was entranced by the vastness of the sky.  I loved it best in summer, when it was blue with teased out, white, wispy, cirrus clouds. Lying in the grass on a hillside, lazily tracking […]

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Out and About in London 2014 – 15

A cold and damp yet, oddly, humid summer 2015 –  with warm splashes of  reviving sunshine – enough to invigorate the spirits while drinking a glass of wine in the garden.  I’ve been out and about – like a curious cat, investigating and exploring, sniffing out the beauty and the beast in the city. Unfortunately, […]

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