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  • In The Field – December 2016

    In The Field

    Nature notes from John Holt The 9th of January, I will not be early with my first submission in the New Year.  December 2016 was yet again a dry and warm month, 9°+ on Christmas day – global warming, ‘humbug’. The dry period has affected the aquifers a …


  • In The Field – November 2016

    In The Field

    Nature notes from John Holt Autumn is with us and the trees stubbornly holding on to their leaves have made it a colourful end to the summer. With a little sunlight the trees and hedges have been pretty spectacular and the variation of colour on even t …



  • In The Field – October 2016

    In The Field

    Nature notes from John Holt September, gone with the Swifts and Swallows, a pretty average month with rainfall of 71mm in Sutton Scotney and 77mm in Stoke Charity with a max single day recording of 42mm and 47mm on Sept 16th.  These days, when it rains …