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Cornwall

After the driest September on record an October wind howled and a deluge beat down on Sunday night in Newquay [...]

Pectoral Sandpiper, Northwick Warth

I’ve only seen once in the USA, versus seven times this side of the Atlantic [...]

Civilization IV Collapse

2008 rolled around and with it the temptation to simulate the banking crisis [...]

White-winged Tern, Chew

Another Friday evening dash from work to Chew Valley Lake to catch a bird [...]

Guns, Germs, and Steel

Perhaps the book should have been called crops, germs and mammals [...]

River Avon, Bristol

I haven’t walked the loop round St Philip’s Marsh [...]

Civilization IV Decline

Simulate depletion of resources and the spiralling costs of maintaining an ever more complex civilisation [...]

Marsh Sandpiper, Frampton

There was a consistent posse of watchers for this corner of Gloucestershire [...]