Mosslands birding legend Dave Steel finishes his 30 Days Wild adventure with a poignant and beautiful round-up and a hope that we do not lose some of the incredible characters we find on the…
In truth the rain doesn't really bother me, it simply offers up the Moss in a different light.
It could have been due to the type of summer’s day that this morning had offered me, as I arrived on Barton Moss, that induced this feeling of nostalgia. It being grey cool and suggestive of more…
Was I under a cloud? Did it disapprove? Was I a few Brownie Points down on Day 27 of 30 Days Wild out on Chat Moss?
It seems that in having drained my energy levels over the past few days, whilst I wandered the open landscape of Chat Moss, that the sun couldn't be bothered blazing its light through my…
With the thermometer promising a “cool” 30C today, a quiet corner in the shade was the order of the day, where I could do bit of pondering for my wild day number 25.
With temperatures predicted to reach 28C today I did consider that, perhaps, there would be too little shelter to be had on the wander that my cuppa time had decided I should follow today.
A thoughtful retracing of steps first taken 50 plus years ago, well, it was a quiet sort of day in the wild, as if it was taking stock for the summer.
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There is an unwritten expectation that as I roam in these 30 days Wild, out on Chat Moss, that I will be a food source for many an insect.