Nettles. I remember getting stung badly by Nettles as a child. What stopped the stinging wasn’t rubbing my poor legs with Dock leaves, though, it was going on a fruitless search for a Dock plant which took my mind off the stinging until it was almost gone.
There really is no point in chasing Broad-Bodied Chasers. That's not because they are one of the commonest Dragonflies across Europe and Central ... Read more
There's a Grey Heron in the bracken at RSPB Ham Wall Nature Reserve. It's at this point that I'm glad I'm not a ... Read more