My back, which has been niggling me for about a fortnight now, was so bad when I woke up this morning that it took me nearly an hour to get myself upright, and even then it needed heavy strapping before … Continued


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“How did you get on?” said R when I arrived back from the Cotswold Water Park. “Not as well as I’d hoped,” I said, “but better than I’d feared.” In fact I had a thoroughly engaging time at Lower Moor, … Continued


Emperors are Britain’s largest dragonflies, with an abdominal length of 5 to 6 cm, and the males are highly territorial and aggressive. They don’t just fight each other: they will attack other dragonflies too, and are capable of eating smaller … Continued