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I have¬†consolidated all my websites into just two. richardfair.co.uk is where you will find postings about the things that occupy my daily …

Tree bees

Bombus hypnorum

A colony of Bombus hypnorum¬†have moved into my compost bin. Their more common name is the Tree Bee as they tend to …

All set for IDC Day!

Dawn Chorus: Final preparations

Less than 24 hours to go until International Dawn Chorus Day so I’ve been doing some final preparations. During tests I was …

Goldfinches feeding in my garden

Dawn Chorus

I’ve been busy both at home and work so have had little time to get out recording. But this weekend offers me …

Me in action with my Blimp!

Upton Broad

The car park at the Norfolk Wildlife Trust‘s reserve at Upton Broad was deserted when I arrived this morning. I know it …

East Bank

The sound of spring

Our first taste of spring. Out on the coast at Cley-next-the-Sea I was wondering if I should have worn sun block. It …

Keith Skues

Keith Skues’ Birthday

Call me a radio Anorak if you want, but the offer of spending an afternoon with a true radio legend isn’t one …

Taking shelter from the wind under this young oak

Burgh Castle, Norfolk

English Heritage says, “Burgh Castle is one of the best preserved Roman monuments in the country. Built in the late 3rd century …