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Wind, water, sun and soil

Some strong winds on Monday brought with it some rather wet and grey weather that has persisted much of the week. There have been a few nice spells though, leaving the loch calm and the trees glowing. With the clocks back an hour, the low … Continue reading

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Blue and green skies

After what we feared may be the first of the autumn gales over the weekend, the sun has returned and shone nicely all week. As the sun gets lower in the sky, the light reaching us takes a redder hue. … Continue reading

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Blue skies and cold mornings

The trend of sunshine continued all through the past week with more clear blue skies and still weather. The cloudless skies have seen the temperature drop overnight, giving a far more autumnal chill to the air early in the day. The temperature … Continue reading

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Sunshine and scales

Just as we accept the arrival of autumn, the sun decides to shine! The past week has been graced with some beautiful still days and glorious sunshine which are certainly welcome on the reserve. The sun brings out the bright autumn … Continue reading

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Autumn already?

The uncertain weather of September continues with sunshine, cloud, wind and rain all gracing the reserve this past week. The mornings have a damp chill in the air and each passing breeze lifts a few more yellowed birch leaves spiraling into the air. The start of … Continue reading

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Day colours and night creatures

The summer season marches on and most of us are probably checking the calendar to make sure it is still July and not September. A wind from the north has left us feeling cooler this week with daily bouts of … Continue reading

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Wet days and Fun days

Last week’s glorious sunshine has been trying very hard to stay with us this week, giving us sunny spells amongst the showers most days. We managed to dodge any showers on Friday’s fun day, which was well-attended by visitors from … Continue reading

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