Archive for the tag 'Apley Woods'

I have successfully planned a quiet route to get to, through and around my local woodland area. I have even worked out how to navigate the blind corner I mentioned in my previous post
All walkers I met on my walk today were mindful of social distancing. They, like me were seeking out quiet [...]

4 Comments CherryPie on May 12th 2020

I set off in light rain for a mid afternoon walk. The refreshing rain had enhanced nature’s vibrant colours. There were few people about giving me the perfect opportunity to find the access point that joins a pathway avoiding the busy areas (with  people not respecting social distancing) that I normally walk along to get [...]

10 Comments CherryPie on Apr 28th 2020

Yesterday I ventured out to Dothill Nature Reserve. I had intended to walk along the Silkin way but I came across a large puddle that caused me to have a change of plan. I skirted through the edge of Apley Woods and rejoined the Sillkin Way further along.

Whilst in the woods I took the opportunity [...]

12 Comments CherryPie on Mar 3rd 2020

This morning I woke to bright sunshine which was a lovely change after the rainy windy weather that we have been having lately. I checked my phone’s weather app which advised me that it would rain later in the morning but be sunny and fine in the afternoon.
This led to a morning of household chores [...]

6 Comments CherryPie on Feb 27th 2020

All truly great thoughts are conceived by walking.
Friedrich Nietzesche

10 Comments CherryPie on Feb 2nd 2020

First thing this morning I went in to the upstairs room where my computer is situated. I needed to charge my mobile phone.
Movement in the garden distracted me. The light rain had enticed my garden birds out of their perching places. My upstairs retreat is the perfect place to watch and enjoy my garden birds. [...]

16 Comments CherryPie on Sep 17th 2019

After lunch I stepped out for a quick walk along my local pathways. I didn’t take a camera with me, thinking that there would be nothing new of interest to photograph.
How wrong I was! The geese and ducks were flocking in a different area around Leegomery pools. The ducks in particular were wandering around my [...]

6 Comments CherryPie on Aug 8th 2019

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