Summer Solstice 2010

Celebrating all that Nature has given us in the year doesn't come much better than this. I was up with the larks (and I hasten to add the milkman, who poodled down the road at about 3.45am!) To watch the sun rise and to start the chanting off at our … [Read more...]

Wick Country Park Nature Quest event

Friends of the Wick Country Park will be holding their annual 'Nature Quest' event on 15th August (see Healthy Life Countryside events for details). They are hoping to make it a bigger event this year and are looking for additional relevant stall … [Read more...]

Men’s Health Week

Being healthy is important for everybody no matter what your age or gender. But men, especially those over 40, are less likely to seek help and advice on health issues. To mark Men's Health Week (14-20 June 2010), NHS South East Essex has organised a … [Read more...]

Cymbelline Fields Nature Reserve, Colchester

The woods at Cymbeline Fields

Cymbeline Fields in one of Colchester Borough Council's nature reserves.  For me, it had remained a rather well-kept secret until recently one lunchtime, when I took a walk through the area. The entrance to the reserve is quite secluded, which is … [Read more...]