Tag Archives: winter

Snow and Spring – Muir of Dinnet NNR

After the “Beast from the East” last week, we wondered what this week would bring. The forecast suggested rain, and all the snow to go pretty quickly. Well, this was certainly true for the coast, where only drifts hidden in … Continue reading

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Beastly Weather – Muir of Dinnet NNR (and half of Scotland)

Well, it was a rather un-beastly start to the week, other than getting back to work after a nice week off down south wandering around the Somerset Levels. If you’re ever there in the winter, go and see the Ham … Continue reading

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Winter Blast – Muir of Dinnet NNR

Brrrrr! I think our weather’s jealous of all the coverage the Winter Olympics is getting and wants to get in on the act.  We’ve had something on an Arctic blast this week -which  February can be prone to, it’s either … Continue reading

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Wet and Wonderful – Muir of Dinnet NNR

It’s World Wetlands Day today. Happens every year on 2nd February. So why celebrate wetlands? Well, they’re hugely important for wildlife….AND hugely useful for us, too. Yes, they are great places for wildlife, but they also help slow global warming … Continue reading

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Spectacular Skies – Muir of Dinnet NNR

We’ve had some spectacular skies this week. Even if you don’t like snow, the sky art they produce has been well worth seeing. I, personally, don’t object to snow (unless I’m driving in it) and I’ve been loving watching the … Continue reading

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The Turning Year – Muir of Dinnet NNR

We’re not even half way through January but already you can feel the year turn. Oh, it’s still cold and dark and will be for some time, but you are already noticing the days start to lengthen. The birds feel … Continue reading

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Happy 2018 – Muir of Dinnet NNR

Hello and a very happy new year to you all. I hope 2018 is good to you. Is your life returning to normal after Christmas and new year? Mine is- back to work, don’t dare stand on the scales and no … Continue reading

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Reflections on Ice – Muir of Dinnet NNR

Well, we’re almost there, and there’s a good chance the year will have turned by the time you read this. Not date-wise, but the shortest day will be happening or over and it will actually be getting a few minutes … Continue reading

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Snow and Ice – Muir of Dinnet NNR

It’s been an odd week, weather wise. There was an awful lot of snow on the coast – but not nearly so much at Dinnet. I don’t think I’ve ever know it that way round. It was something of a … Continue reading

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Sunrises and Supermoon – Muir of Dinnet NNR

We – and – the rest of the world – started the week with a supermoon. That’s when the moon’s orbit most closely approaches the earth at the same time that there is a full moon. I always remember the … Continue reading

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