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Tingling Fingers

Tingling Fingers – sounds like a real ale brewed at a Warwickshire micro-brewery. Sadly, the nearest any of us lot got to alcohol was the anti-bac hand-wash in the first-aid kit. The coffee came a close second-place though, for Marcus, … Continue reading

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Bear Litter-Pick

Mick and me finally got down to the bridge that goes over the greenway by The Bear pub. We wandered up to Berrybanks and then back again, picking up as much of the litter that we could reach. It was … Continue reading

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Today was buzzing – literally!!

Aaron, Mick and me today and we ended up walking down to the end of the greenway (the bit that we look after) and back to Berrybanks. There were butterflies, bees, hoverflies, and all manor of things buzzing around collecting … Continue reading

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I pulled the nettle pulling workday!

Slight change of plan. I looked at the test area of nettles that I pulled up a couple of weeks ago and nothing is growing. Rather than pull up this valuable food-source, I decided that the best strategy would be … Continue reading

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Man v. Nettles

Phil and myself today and we tackled a couple of tree branches that had come down over the last week of windy weather, and the dreaded nettles. We used the ‘weed whip’ and cleared a lot of nettles back off … Continue reading

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Nettle pulling

Quiet day on the greenway yesterday with just a bit of cutting back any brambles that are encroaching onto the path and general maintenance. We cut back the path so much last winter and we are still struggling with the … Continue reading

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Confusion on the Greenway!!!

I totally forgot that we were supposed to be working at the Two Gates Clearing today, and so did everyone else, except for Christa and Phil, who were left scratching their heads wondering where everyone else was. However, they made … Continue reading

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