On his most recent visit, Les was a little concerned to see the level of the reservoir much lower than anticipated. He could see from his records it was early July last year before the level was this low. Maybe the recent warm weather was responsible? Maybe people are using more water? Whatever the cause,... Continue Reading →

For Jean-Paul growing up in a large family in a busy city meant solitude was something he sought but rarely found.  When he was of independent means he started to take excursions to the countryside or coast.  Something he has continued to do to this day.   Speaking on BBC Radio 4’s Town and Country... Continue Reading →

Dave had always lived and worked in the city and was all too aware how he accepted far too much of what he knew was wrong with city living. Noise, light and air pollution affected his every day and night! Even birds have adapted to twenty four hour lighting and their birdsong could now be... Continue Reading →

For as long as he can remember, even right back to his childhood Les had always been drawn to water. He could swim from the age of two and through his late teens had been a swimming instructor at the local all seasons outdoor swimming pool. He was an accomplished sailor and had his own... Continue Reading →

Ferg had always known Bunty to be smart but he had no idea she had an encyclodedic knowledge of fungi, their origins and importance to all life on earth! Her shyness meant she had always been slow to reveal things which are important to her. Ferg was captivated by her enthusiasm for all things fungal.... Continue Reading →

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