North Norfolk in a Van – Part 1

When someone mentions Norfolk in mid-February, what immediately springs to mind? Cold certainly, wind a high probability but camping? Only if possession of a full complement of fingers and toes is not something to which you aspire whilst frostbite is considered a mere inconvenience. And that’s a shame really as Read more…

Avocet, Titchwell

Eastern Adventures – Part 1

Tuesday’s entry covering our encounter with Nightingales at Dering Wood was just the icing on what had been a very nice cake indeed. We’d spent the previous week based near Sheringham in Norfolk, a little further east than our normal haunts but a change which would give us access from Read more…

Snow Bunting, Titchwell

Titchwell – Dawn ’till Dusk

Last Friday afternoon saw us driving east for nearly seven hours, much of it through torrential rain. What, you may ask, could have brought on such madness? I could blame an early mid-life crisis or work related stress but no, what drew us inextricably across almost the entire width of Read more…

Snow Bunting, Holkham Gap

Snow Buntings in Norfolk

In the words of everyone’s favourite Austrian, I’m back. From where I hear you ask? Norfolk I answer, hoping to bring this slightly awkward opening exchange to a swift conclusion. Ah you say in clear disregard to my previous statement, see any Waxwings? I think we may be about to Read more…

My Life Outside blog

Holkham Hall Fallow Deer

Amongst the coastal footpaths and nature reserves of Norfolk we spent a very enjoyable day walking around Holkham Hall and its three thousand acre park. To my surprise we found a nine mile walk ranging across the entire estate taking in its huge pond, mature woodland, farmland and of course Read more…