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Summer Blooms at Winterbourne Gardens 23 June 18

We surely should all rejoice in a British Summer? Especially when the sun shines. Summer was in full floral splendour in the walled garden in Winterbourne Gardens, Edgbaston.

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A City Dweller’s Lament About Lost Greenery and Wildlife

It seems that every week a new building development in the Birmingham City Centre is started, and it pretty well always means loss of Trees and Plants.

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Winterbourne Gardens In Its Early Summer Splendour

If , like me, your a sucker for viewing flowers in full bloom, then I hope you will enjoy this post.

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Spring is Happening Despite the Beast from the East

Last Sunday, 25 March, there was a short respite from the long, cold winter when the notoriously changeable British weather shook off the beast from the east and gave us a sunny treat…

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Local Snow Scenes of Today

For those who couldn’t bear to face the “inclement” weather today I’ve put together a gallery of photos I took while risking hypothermia!

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West Midland Safari Park – What a Local Gem

Living in Birmingham gives us great opportunities for arts and music. But one thing is a little missing – a Zoo! But within a 30 minute drive you can enter a world of splendid wild animals in a beautiful rural … Continue reading

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Autumn at Winterbourne Edgbaston 2017

This gallery contains 24 photos.

Winterbourne House and Gardens is a very pleasant place to have a light lunch on the terrace outside the historic house and then wander around the splendidly ornate yet natural gardens and streams.

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Bird Watching Can Be Fun – in March 2012

This article contains amazing close-up photos of Herons in flight. I published it on this website on Friday 9 March 2012.

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Local Canal Side Beautifying – Stage 1 Weeding

Having asked for local volunteers to do some weeding of an overgrown canal side,  14 local residents “raised their hands” and said aye and turned up on Saturday 4 March dressed for hard work.

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Floating Market Photos September 2016

Some floating Market traders are currently displaying their wares just across the road from KEW.

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