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Bowden Reservoir - picture perfect on a glorious August afternoon.

Conditions not conducive to moth trapping session at Ettrick Marshes

As I open my eyes in the morning, I am greeted by the chattering of swallows on the wires outside my bedroom window, reminding me that summer is on the wane.

Yellow Swamp Brittlegill, a common fungus found in the birch woods at Aberfeldy.

Autor Beatrix Potter had a great fascination for fungi

This year is the 150th anniversary of the birth of celebrated author, illustrator and conservationist Beatrix Potter who lived most of her life in the Lake District where she had a large farm.

Tawny owl is the sole survivior.

Swan Notes

A couple of weeks ago when we were having a cup of tea with the volunteers, Kay was saying it had been a few weeks since we had a bird of prey in.

Red Hot Chili Peppers lead singer Anthony Kiedis at the  Leeds Festival. Photos: Danny Lawson/PA Wire.

Old hands Red Hot Chili Peppers and Biffy Clyro among biggest hits of star-studded Leeds Festival bill

The sunshine of their native California must have seemed a distant memory to the Red Hot Chili Peppers as they looked out over the vast mudbath that was the main arena at this year’s Leeds Festival last night, August 28, but they were still able to bring enough west coast warmth to West Yorkshire to wind the three-day event up in style.

Red Hot Chili Peppers frontman Anthony Kiedis on stage in Sunderland in 2012.

Red Hot Chili Peppers returning to Scotland in December

The Red Hot Chili Peppers have added a second Scottish date to their tour schedule for 2016.

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Olivia Lomenech Gill who created the art work for  Michael Morpurgo's concert performance, War Horse: Only Remembered, with one of her pieces which is currently on display at Paxton House

Artist giving it some welly

A new exhibition of work by the artist who created the illustrations for the War Horse: Only Remembered concert is currently on display at the Hayloft at Paxton House.

Young handlers Katie and Jack Royan of Putton Mill Farm with a Poll Dorset ewe lamb at last years show.

A good day out at traditional county show

The 131st Berwickshire County Show is in the last stages of planning before gates open at 8am on Saturday, August 6.

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