Hosepipe bans and floods

After the Environment Agency announced that half of the UK is now under drought conditions, finding swollen rivers and flooded nature reserves around Leeds and York just goes to show how much rain has fallen over the last couple of weeks. I hope that water levels are now improving at nearby

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Snow, sun and showers!

Well, what a changeable start we’ve had to April with snow, chilly winds, hail storms and rain interspersed with warm sunshine. I hope that you’ve all managed to get out and enjoy the arrival of our early spring migrants without getting caught out by the weather. Over the last couple

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Bloggers block!

Sometimes there just aren’t enough hours left in the day to blog when there are so many demands on your time. January, February and March have been very busy months filled with an intensive period of work; birthday celebrations with family and friends and looking after a very sick, and much loved, pet. I’m

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