Tag Archives: summer

Lifting Lockdown – Muir of Dinnet NNR

So, that’s the first full week back at work post-lockdown done, and it’s been a busy one. With having an outdoor site with, oooh, lots of miles of paths that haven’t been maintained  since March, we have one helluva lot … Continue reading

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Migration Magic – Muir of Dinnet NNR

Hello folks, how are you getting on under lockdown? While there are some aspects of it I enjoy (having time to have hobbies, unlike normal), it has brought home to me that I am not cut out for a desk … Continue reading

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The Year That Was – Muir of Dinnet NNR

So, that’s 2019 pretty much done with. How was it for you? I’m really lucky in that I do a job that involves getting to see stuff that I’m interested in –  I, like most other folk in this line … Continue reading

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Boiling Heat and Biting Beasties – Muir of Dinnet NNR

Phew. It has been really hot this week, with the temperature peaking at 30  degrees on Tuesday. Now, I’m  a northern species and that’s getting a bit too hot for me, especially combined with the high humidity we’ve been getting. … Continue reading

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Thundery and Rumbley – Muir of Dinnet NNR

So. I’m sitting here writing this, wondering idly if the local thunderstorm will knock out the power or internet before I finish. We were off-line (and wasn’t it lovely, though you do wonder what’s piling up) for a week after … Continue reading

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Summer Silences – Muir of Dinnet NNR

What a weekend! Last Saturday saw mega rainfall and thunder and lightning – and, courtesy of natural electrics, our internet is only just back up to write this blog! After the weather on Saturday, it’s been pretty quiet on the … Continue reading

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Summer Sun – Muir of Dinnet NNR

What a week! the weather has improved steadily until, as I write this, it’s 26 degrees outside and I’m quite glad of the cool in the office. Such a difference from Monday, when it rained all day. Even Tuesday was … Continue reading

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Wet and Wetter – Muir of Dinnet NNR

Well, that’s been another wet week. Just when you think it’s getting a bit better, nope, here comes the rain again. Everything is growing furiously and I’m getting a little fed up of cutting grass in the rain. But if … Continue reading

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Showers and Sun – Muir of Dinnet NNR

Well, we’ve finally had some rain. In fact, it has rained every day since Saturday and, for the most part, has had the decency to do so overnight. The grass is looking a lot greener but some of the trees had … Continue reading

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Sizzling Summer – Muir of Dinnet NNR

It’s been yet another scorching week on the reserve. Rain is  still in short supply …but visitors aren’t! It’s shaping up to be our busiest month EVER…if we have more than another 150  visitors by the end of the month, … Continue reading

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