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Purbeck Funeral for Nature

Purbeck Funeral for Nature, Swanage, Dorset

Purbeck Funeral for Nature was a symbolic performance, in Swanage, thinking about species facing extinction and the people who have already died due to climate change.

Pink Poppies Dorset 2024

Pink poppies Dorset 2024.

For several reasons, I'd decided not to photograph Dorset's pink poppies this year. But, as time went on I knew I'd have to get out there again. I took advantage of a brief slice of sunny weather, albeit with threatening-looking clouds, and there I was, back in a huge poppy field. For the tenth year in a row.

‘Restore Nature Now’ Protest, London

Restore Nature Now protest marching through London on 22nd June 2024, with Chris Packham, Dame Emma Thomson, Dale Vince and Nemonte Nenquimo

80-100k protestors peacefully marched through London today at the 'Restore Nature Now' protest. They had one common goal: to demand the next government stops ignoring the nature crisis and takes urgent action.

Red Poppy Field, Wiltshire

Wiltshire red poppy field

I made an early morning trip to Wiltshire to see a huge field of red poppies. The location couldn't be seen from any road, but the trek to see the red poppies was so worth it.

The Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride 2024

Bournemouth-Poole Distinguished Gentleman's Ride (DGR) 2024

The Bournemouth-Poole Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride (DGR) 2024 took place on Sunday, May 19th.

1044 riders assembled at Poole Quay, then made their way through Poole Park, to Sandbanks Ferry, Westbourne, and Bournemouth Pier. After a break, they rode along the Promenade to Boscombe Pier and Southbourne, along the Wessex Way to Hurn roundabout and Sopley, ending the ride at ‘Destination Triumph’ (motorcycle dealers), in Christchurch.

Three Okefords Rally 2024, Shillingstone, Dorset

Three Okefords Rally 2024, Shillingstone, Dorset

The Three Okefords Steam Rally, in North Dorset, is an annual event that is more than just a display of steam engines and vintage vehicles. It is a celebration of engineering history and rural heritage and provides a memorable experience for all who attend.

Abbey Hill Steam Rally 2024

Abbey Hill Steam Rally 2024

Abbey Hill Steam Rally 2024 is an annual 4-day event held over the May Day Bank Holiday weekend, at the Yeovil Showground, Yeovil, Dorset.

Orchids At Corfe Mullen Meadows Nature Reserve, Dorset

Anacamptis morio, the green-winged orchid at Corfe Mullen Nature Reserve

Corfe Mullen Meadows comprises a 5-hectare traditional hay meadow, with a wealth of wildflowers, especially orchids. Managed by Dorset Wildlife Trust, this place is a hidden gem, especially for Anacamptis morio, the green-winged orchid.

Residents Protest Against Poole Park Entrance Gate Closure

Residents stage protest against Poole Park entrance gate closure

After more than 130 years of Poole Park being open to vehicles, BCP Council wants to permanently close an entrance/exit gate, located in Whitecliff Road and adjacent to Twemlow Avenue Poole. On Saturday 20th January 2024, @250 residents staged a protest at the Whitecliff Road gate.

Autumn In Poole Park

Taxodium distichum 'Nutans', otherwise known as a Swamp Cypress or Bald Cypress in Poole Park

The days are growing shorter, the air crisper and the summer's vibrant greens have faded. In Poole Park a symphony of fiery colours marks the arrival of autumn.

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