The Wilden Marsh Blog


Sunrise: 07.44 ┬áSunset: 06.03 I met a strangely dressed man in the wood this morning. “Have you seen a Harris Hawk about here?” he asked. “No!” I said. “If you give me your phone number, I will let you know if I see one.” A few second after he had moved on, it dawned on me that I had seen the hawk yesterday, at the south end of the marsh, flying out… Read More

20th August 2012: The weather on the marsh was hot, humid, and still. In Hoo Wood it wasn’t as bad; being higher up, there was a slight breeze: it felt cooler. Before marshing, I took Spike for his morning constitutional through the wood. These walks are usually uneventful, but this morning I was in for a bit of a shock. We walked down a steep track that took us close to Wilden… Read More