Monthly Archives: May 2015

What to do at the weekend?


Well there was the local steam rally at the Hoops pub at Bassingbourn. John was there with his steam roller (one or two of the steam engines might come to the Scything Festival at Wimpole). There was one very interesting … Continue reading

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Hares Photo and Video review


Originally posted on Diary of Natural Environment In and Around Wimpole:
There are plenty of Brown Hares at Wimpole and a day never passes when I haven’t seen one or more. Nationally these animals are reducing in numbers probably due…

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Riven


Bet you don’t know how much dandelion seeds are worth? $50 an ounce!!!!!!! Why? Because you can grow them to eat and they are good for you. Dandelion Gastronomy- all parts of the dandelion are edible and have medicinal and culinary … Continue reading

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The Idle Bodger


Specially brewed for the Recycled Bodgers Ball (my favourite beer from this brewery however was the Black & Tan mild- very good indeed). Every year there is a theme to the Ball and this year you could make something useful … Continue reading

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Wympole mowers in action


It’s getting to the time of year to start mowing the grass and, of course, honing your skills ready for the competition… watch out the West Country we’re in training!!!!!!!

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The Bodgers Recycling Ball


The annual Bodgers Ball was held last weekend up in the North. Twas a tad wet on Friday, a bit blowy on Saturday but lovely and sunny on Sunday. Here are a few photos from the weekend, more’s the pity … Continue reading

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Emerald green


After an early, long, dry, sunny spring the weather has definitely broken into more typical English weather: sunny spells intermittently broken by squally showers or periods of prolonged rain. However, the visual effect on the landscape can be exceedingly dramatic. … Continue reading

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Reap what you sow


Sunny April has led to showery May and some more glorious weather with sunshine that lights the countryside into a glimmering emerald. A steady week finishing off jobs, the remaining stock wire was taken down and the stubborn posts and … Continue reading

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Bodging


A pictorial blog from some events the Wympole Green Woodworkers were invited to. We did this one at Sutton Hoo where there are some famous Saxon burials. Shane, Jayne and David busied themselves making the framework for a coracle out … Continue reading

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Ye olde Wympole forge


What happens at the blacksmith shop on the Wimple Estate

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