As with all sports, it is important to keep hydrated during a match. Tea is a very important part of playing bowls.
Accession Day today marks the 70th Anniversary of the accession to the throne of Queen Elizabeth II following the death of her father King George VI. She was officially crowned at Westminster Abbey on 2nd June 1953. She is the first monarch in history to reach this incredible milestone. Many congratulations to her. Events thisContinue reading “The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee”
Quite a difference in the length of the bowls’ shadows between September (left photo at 13:10pm) and January (right photo at 14:10pm).
This Great Spotted Woodpecker is high in the trees and busy using its powerful beak to hammer holes in the tree bark, probably to extract beetle larvae with its long, flexible tongue.
No matter how much John C stares at his bowl, he is never going to be able to persuade Ray that it is the nearest bowl to the jack.
Recent Covid restrictions mean that New Year Celebrations at midnight are likely to be tamer than usual. Farewell, then, to 2021, a year full of vaccinations but, compared to 2020, it was easier to add a wider variety of news to those Christmas letters to friends and relatives. 2022 is on the horizon. Enjoy yourContinue reading “So That Was 2021!”
The Cedar of Lebanon is now considered a vulnerable tree, usually found in Eastern Mediterranean countries. It was introduced to Britain around 400-years ago, usually found as parkland trees like this one in Shropshire. The trees have many spiritual associations and can also symbolise, for some communities, both strength and resilience. It doesn’t flower untilContinue reading “One to Tree”
CLICK HERE to find out more about getting an NHS Covid Pass so that you can legally enter nightclubs or large events. It will allow you to securely share your COVID-19 vaccination records and test results. It can either be provided in digital or paper format (if no internet access). Paper format for people withoutContinue reading “NHS Covid Pass”
Starlings taking a rest on their way to another resting point.