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Sunday 17 November 2019
by Wulf
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Used to be fields

Driving back into Oxfordshire this afternoon, I spotted several ‘lakes’ that I’m sure used to be fields. Fortunately, nothing encroaching on the roads I was using but a sign of how wet it has been. It should be a drier … Continue reading

Monday 28 December 2015
by Wulf
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Putting Down Roots

There is an interesting article by George Monbiot about flooding on the Guardian website. Apparently there is clear research evidence that vegetation reduces flooding but farming subsidies encourage the removal of plants other than grass on farmland. Consequently we end … Continue reading

Thursday 27 February 2014
by Wulf
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Sinking Feeling

England doesn’t feel as wet as it did a few weeks ago. We have had several outbreaks of what I believe is called sunshine and both old rivers and new lakes (the latter formerly known as roads, fields and allotments) … Continue reading