Author Archives: Paul

About Paul

Just trying to create a slice of wildlife and a place for people to chill out and meet new friends in this crazy world that we live in.

New bench with a cracker of a view

The nice thing about being a volunteer group, is that we are not under any time or financial pressure. We can think about stuff and hopefully do things that are a little more geared towards the long-term. With the new … Continue reading

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Litter picked and snipped

It felt like we were never going to get to the end of our litter picking and snipping back sessions over the last few months. But we eventually got to the little triangle of light at the end. Everything is … Continue reading

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Restrictions Lifted Slightly

Restrictions lifted but still no group workdays. Only small actions like litter picks and snipping back in pairs of two people. Should hopefully have more news in a couple of weeks. This week we just carried on snipping back, as … Continue reading

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A Drain for the Rain

We rediscovered one of our drains this week. There is another one on the other side of the track-bed underneath all the scrub, which needs uncovering. We also cleared the inlet. We need to be extra careful not to disturb … Continue reading

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Is it safe to look forward and make plans?

It probably is safe to make some tentative plans as we are allowed our freedoms back. The biggest thing will be having a family workday on a weekend, once a month. This allows people who are busy in the week … Continue reading

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Snowy Day

General tidy and a little snip back this week. We put our Valentines rocks out at the weekend as well. Please feel free to like the rocks facebook page https://www.facebook.com/MaggyAnneRocks That’s it for this week. Hopefully get some good news … Continue reading

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Battling the Floods

We had to uncover the old ballast path today. We tried digging channels to let the standing water drain a little, but it was not going anywhere. Possibly a bit wider that I would of liked, but I would hate … Continue reading

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Snip Snip Snip

Snipping back is all we can do right now. With one other person from a different household and socially distanced. I can see the light at the end of the tunnel, though. First off – our snowdrops are starting to … Continue reading

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Ivy

Ivy, love it or hate it… We have too much and it is stopping other things growing. It is also growing up tree trunks and into the canopy, which blocks out sunlight and can weaken the branches. Before and after … Continue reading

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Daily Exercise

We are allowed to take our daily exercise on the greenway and do small tasks like a litter pick or snipping back. Only two people at a time and social distancing must be observed. Today we just snipped back a … Continue reading

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