Most people I have spoken to are surprised that adders start to emerge from hibernation in February, but emerge this month they do!  Last year friends of mine were photographing adders with snowdrifts in the background.  They are hardy creatures … Continue reading

Grass fence!

I am sure this winter has been windier than normal!  To back up this theory I attach a few photos of a wire fence just off Sheffield Road.  The sheer power of the wind blasting Big Moor up here has … Continue reading


Not quite on Big Moor but the starlings above Stoney Middleton on Middleton Moor have been amazing.  I have been 5 times so far to see them and no doubt will go again before they disperse in March. Here is … Continue reading