Photos 2016 Q2

Françoise’s Walk from Liss,
Sunday, 26 June

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Bob’s London Walk,
Sunday 19 June

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P1000645 P1000650Brunel’s Museum – in Brunel’s Pumping Station (designed by Marc Kingdom Brunel father of Isambard…)P1000661Memorial to The Pilgrim Fathers who left Rotherhithe in 1620 

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above and below: Cormorants

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Lunch stop – Pearsons Park – next stop ‘Russia Dock Woodland’

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Relaxing in ‘Russia Dock Woodland’

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Banksy or Banksy lookalike at Surrey Quays – the latter I think

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Trish’s Walk from Soberton, 
Sunday 12 June.

P1000424The weather forecast was not brilliant but when it did rained, it was light. 

P1000428Dog Rose at its best (or perhaps it could be better when the sun shines!)

P1000432This fierce hound is really just a softie.  Barking like mad as she wagged her tail.

P1000442Some walkers have to be behind barbed wire!
P1000450L to R: daddy, mummy and little one?

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Best guess: Scotopteryx luridata (July Belle)?

Jenny’s Dogmersfield/Basingstoke Canal Walk
Tuesday, 7 June

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Turned out to Grass
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Nothing worth eating here
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It’s good to stop
And a pair of Deer.....!
And deer…!
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And where we’re at
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Under the shade of a mighty oak tree
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You have been warned
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David was wondering where you were
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Basingstoke Canal
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Glad to be in the cool
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The End

Sue’s Walk from Frensham
Wednesday, 1 June

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Mr & Mrs Tufted Duck

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L to r: Bob, Maureen, Diana, Sue, Moni & Kath.

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Oh Deer, watching us, watching him 

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Heron and Archimedes Screw – what a combination!

Helen & Patric’s walk from Benbow Pond, 
Sunday, 29 May

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Light Emerald moth

 

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A break in the sun

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What better way to finish than a visit to the Cafe at Cowdray

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Bob’s walk from East Meon 8 May

Wednesday evening walk 4 May


Recce, Sunday, 17 April

P1140970Egyptian Geese and their offspring with their own minder

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What a magnificent tree root

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Steep downhill – easy does it

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Is this a telephone mask disguised as a tree – no it really is a dead tree trunk!

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Mummy Egyptian Goose to Daddy Egyptian Goose “Aren’t we lucky to find such a good nanny?”


Helen & Patric’s Walk, Sunday 10 April Old Winchester Hill

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Climb to the top!

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Coffee stop at the top

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Sheep with attitude

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Patric points to the right, Sue to the left…. Patric wins

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I know I’m a handsome beast

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What about me?

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Wise old owl

Trish’s Walk, Sunday 4 April, Deadwater & Conford

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It is not every day that a turkey joins you on a walk!

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Best foot (boot) forward….

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Conford Village Hall – ideal coffee stop

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Françoise’s back garden – ideal lunch stop.  Thank you Malcolm for the tea and coffee.

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Françoise “I may be French, but I know what I’m talking about….”

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The Throne!  Too high for Sue (and most others)

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This is more like it.  Just my height.

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No words needed….

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Fungus – “Earth Star” – type of puff ball

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What a magnificent tree

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Group Selfie

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Cheery smile from Nieve, our Chairman

 

 

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