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Autumn, by Bude U3A

Sent by Lucille Opie, to whom many thanks:   Your article about seeing Christmas items in the shops brought to mind that Autumn has only just started and winter doesn’t start until 21 December. Here are the Creative Writing group’s thoughts on Autumn that was printed in the Bude U3A […]

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Government Wild Mushroom Alert

Foraging is the new black, or something like that, and there is plenty of food for free out there if you look in the right places.  Autumn tends to be a time for mushrooms but the government has warned that every year dozens of people all over the UK have […]

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2012 Was the Year of the Slug!

Well, I’m glad something enjoyed 2012’s wet weather, the second wettest year on record!! The National Trust has reported unsettled, unpredictable and at times chaotic weather has meant that this year has been hugely challenging for wildlife. According to experts from the National Trust, birds and insects have struggled, while […]

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Eden Ablaze With Autumn Colour

As the falling leaves are telling us, it’s autumn and the season Autumn has brought with it a dazzling palette of seasonal colour at the Eden Project as the outdoor plants turn to fetching shades of red, russet, orange and yellow. The landscape is dominated by the striking red and […]

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Making Autumn Fun….

Children and their parents are being encouraged by the RSPB to get outdoors this autumn and explore the season’s nature in their neighbourhood, which seems like a mighty fine idea. There’s plenty of places to explore in this area (suggestions welcome….) The conservation charity wants families to ‘Step up for Nature’ […]

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