Category: Environment

Forest Fun

Final preparations for Xmas dinner involved another trip to Wallace’s venison Farm  on the Blackdown Hills for some Venison and Bison roasting joints.  Across the main road is a National trust area which has fantastic views over Taunton Vale, as seen here!  All pictures taken on a Panasonic Lumix TZ-7, although not all by me!…
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December 19, 2009 0

Exceptionally Clear Air Over Somerset

Following a cold, frosty night, when the early morning fog had lifted, I noticed that the air overhead was exceptionally clear, transparent, and un-disturbed.  This is readily apparent with the cropped aeroplane flying at over five miles up, where the engines and red markings on the tail are quite clear. The pictures are taken using…
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December 11, 2009 0

Bridgwater Kingfisher

I’ve just uploaded this video using different software and process so I don’t know how it’ll appear yet.  However, see if you can spot the kingfisher? It’s a remarkable bird that I’ve been trying to catch on camera for ages. When they’re stationary in trees they’re almost impossible to see. When they fly, they are…
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November 14, 2009 0

Three Good Environment Plans

This week, I’ve become aware of three excellent initiatives that are focussing people’s energies, creativity, and cash(!) into positive solutions to the global energy crisis.  It just shows what can be done – and these projects are not difficult or hard to creative creatures like ourselves. Big Mirrors in the Desert This is a $400billion…
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November 3, 2009 0

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