Tag Archives: Shetland Cattle

Jill and her Calf Jess

This is Jill and her calf, Jess. Jess is almost as big as her mother now and she is still suckling, The image shows Jess moving her head just in time to miss a colossal kick from her mother.   … Continue reading

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There is still time to OBJECT to the Proposed Development of the Lagoon Field alongside Wilden Marsh

Walking through a sunny Falling Sands Nature Area this morning, I looked up at the new houses along the top of the high Lower Stour Valley bank and realised what a marvellous view some of the residents have of Wilden Marsh. I am thankful that the River … Continue reading

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Proposed Development of the Lagoon Field alongside Wilden Marsh

I’ve just read consultation documents and the local planning review relating to the proposed development of the former Lagoon Field (Settling Ponds) alongside Wilden Lane and Wilden Marsh. It’s proposed that the site be developed for either a) industrial or b) residential use, depleting existing resources … Continue reading

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Ellen is Missing!

It was a pleasantly warm, sunny and still evening down in Falling Sands Nature Area yesterday. I talked to fishermen on the river, asking what they had caught, what they had seen, and what they thought would improve fishing on … Continue reading

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Summer Rotation

  It’s 1st July and time to move the herd from the south to north marsh. The video follows the cattle on their mile long journey from the south marsh entrance section to the north marsh and Hoo Wood Pasture.

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You Are My Sunshine…

Another very hot day on Wilden Marsh. You are my sunshine, my only sunshine, you make me happy when skies are grey….

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An Evening On Wilden Marsh, Doing Things (video)

When I plug in my earphones and play this video at the start of next year’s growing season, it will be like travelling back in time; it’s all about visual cues.

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