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Welcome to my web log, I cannot promise to do a regular blog, but I will try and add updates after each plant hunting expedition.

Wet, Wet, Wet!

January 31, 2016
I think that sums up the weather for all of us this winter. What it has meant for me is that I haven't really had the chance to go and search for the 'early-risers' in th...
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Ernst Haas

August 19, 2015
With the proliferation of camera phones and current attitudes to photography, I rather like this quote from one of the twentieth century's greatest photographers Ernst Ha...
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New Forest Gallery

April 02, 2015
I have come under some criticism from a small number of people for posting photographs that do not show the anodyne, rose-tinted-spectacle view of the forest. I make no a...
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Hunting for Bird's nests....Orchids that is.

March 09, 2015
Roger and I went to North Hampshire again yesterday, this time the quarry was Neottia nidus-avis or the Bird's nest orchid. A real poser this one, hard to find at this ti...
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Notes from the New Forest

February 16, 2015
Cool but bright day, yesterday Roger and I took a toddle over the heath near Brockenhurst to try and locate any Neottia ovata (Lesser Twayblades) that might just be comin...
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