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.

Routine Maintenance

Mick, Linda and myself made it today and just cleared around all the benches, and snipped back any bramble that was making a run for it over the path. Cinnabar moth catterpillars on ragwort are always a welcome sight. Mick … Continue reading

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We have created something really special

Due to posting up the workdays for July just a few minutes before the first one (internet problems) I found myself on my own at the bird-feeder clearing. It was nice to just potter about, sit at the bench and … Continue reading

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First Marbled White Butterfly Spotted

It is probably not something to shake the world, but to me it is a great find. I spotted a marbled white butterfly for the first time on the greenway. Lovely to see something new. Four of us today, Linda, … Continue reading

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We covered some ground today…

We certainly did cover a lot of ground. We met at Berrybanks and headed south, just snipping back any bramble that was starting to leap across the path. Wildlife superheroes today were Mick, Dale and myself and we got down … Continue reading

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Wildflowers

If you are wondering what a wildflower meadow looks like – here is one we made earlier… This is at Berrybanks, and Linda and myself spent a couple of hours puling up nettles. This area was dense scrubby habitat a … Continue reading

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Our first bloody-nosed beetle sighting

The bloody-nosed beetle is a bit of a rarity in Warwickshire. Luckily we have a thriving colony. Sadie, Linda, Louise and myself put on our wildlife superhero outfits today and got down to the path with the intention of clearing … Continue reading

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Nicely dodged the thunderstorms

Our workday was nicely wedged between two thunderstorms, and you could feel the heavy air as we worked, boy was it humid. Four wildlife warriors made it today. Mick W, Arron, Mick D and myself. Our first job was to … Continue reading

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