Mid Sussex Ramblers' chair, Sue, lead this walk in perfect weather from Bosham.
(Unlike some leaders, Sue does not call upon walkers to wade in the sea!)
Click here and see page 2 of the document for details of M2729, the former HMS Sidlesham, built entirely of mahogany and brass for inshore mine sweeping, but which never saw active service.
It was possibly Panicum miliaceum, Proso millet, common millet, broom corn millet, hog millet or white millet.
That's all folks.....
except for the out-takes,which follow....
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Tuesday, 31 August 2010
Monday, 30 August 2010
Spheksophobia, or fear of wasps has been topical in the press lately.
Last week, I was surprised to see a pond skater seemingly attacking a stranded wasp in my pond. Or at least it was showing more than a passing interest.
I'm not sure what pond skaters normally eat, but a wasp does seem ambitious. It eventually gave up and skated off.
Sunday, 22 August 2010
A Pride of Sussex on 6.5 miles circular walk around Wolstonbury Hill
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The walk was from the Mid Sussex Ramblers walks programme. Click the link here for details.
Saturday, 21 August 2010
Tuesday, 17 August 2010
Chanctonbury Hill 8.5 miles circular walk.
Mid Sussex Ramblers' programme, I devised this walk to be 8.5 miles. On the way we passed an old tram being filmed, which was screened on Meridian News that evening.
Monday, 16 August 2010
A Red admiral in my garden, but no Painted Ladies.
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