An Afternoon At Josie’s

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(January 2005) A lot of people pass through Bempton. The village, a little to the north of Bridlington and a little inland from Flamborough Head, is the site of the ornithologically famous Bempton cliffs, one of England prime seabird nurseries (particularly gannets). The cliff walk is spectacular, so you’ve be forgiven for not lingering in Bempton itself, except to grab … Read More

Travel Tip: Smapping

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Whenever I go anywhere new, I keep an eye out for information boards, so I can smap them. Smapping is the process of taking a digital photograph of a map that you won’t have access to later, except if you take a snap of it. My first smap was of the Durham train station ‘You Are Here’ glass-encased map. Smapping … Read More

Owl Call

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There are few sounds that pull at you like an owl’s cry. A few days ago, I was up in the early morning, freeing a spider from my room (the mosquito season is over: normally I’d leave a spider where it was, but it wouldn’t take long to starve). I tipped the end of my V-bent magazine over the bushes, … Read More

Apologies!

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I’m just doing a test with Mailchimp regarding backdated posts. If you received notification of this test post, that means something went wrong and it’s back to the drawing board for me. Please delete this e-mail and get on with your day. Thanky. (But just so your time here isn’t completely wasted, read this from SB Nation. It’s weird and amazing … Read More