I put my back out overnight, which wasn’t the brightest idea I’ve had all week. A session on the shakti mat and some judicious stretching eventually got me moving, but by this point it was late morning, and hot, and … Continued

A flutter of Admirals

R and I went to Stratford this morning to run errands and eat cake, and I offset the cake a little by taking a rapid walk down to Weir Brake lock in search of dragons. I didn’t find any, probably … Continued

End of days

After making a batch of lamb dhansak and leaving it simmering in the slow cooker, I decided that it was high time I took myself off on a little invertebrate hunt. I set off for Trench Wood, but half way … Continued


R had to run some errands in Stratford today, and though I’m still suffering badly with Baby B’s cold, I tagged along for the ride in the expectation of an easy Odonata photo opportunity down by the river. In the … Continued