In The Field


  • In The Field – August 2014

    In The Field

    Nature notes from John Holt The 1st of August and the boss and I have taken the dogs on a short break to a spot near St Ives in Cornwall – end of track, no wifi, no mobile signal, a beach (sand) that we can take the dogs on and a small chapel at the to …


  • In The Field – June 2014

    In The Field

    The 1st of June, the sun is shining and there is a Kingfisher (pictured) sat on the perch in the middle of the river outside our kitchen window – not a bad start, let’s hope it’s an omen for the rest of summer. Snipe on the Hunton Cress beds again but …


  • In The Field – May 2014

    In The Field

    4th of May, our rain men say about 93/93mm for the month and warm. Just a few days with light frosts so pretty average April weather. Life under my black plastic liner has moved up a notch. Now there are about 6 slowworms, a mixture of large and small, …


  • In the Field – April 2014

    In The Field

    April 1st and midday has passed so we can safely go outside. The March weather has improved and our rain men report an average month in rainfall ranging from 58.75mm (very precise) in Alresford to 48mm in Sutton Scotney. Anyone measuring the rainfall i …