Skip Navigation Links > Home > Durlston Today > Daily Diary

Daily Diary

14
November
Wednesday 14 November, 2018
As with your homes and businesses Durlston Castle needs the attention of contractors from time to time and this mornin... Read More
by P.Jones
13
November
Tuesday 13th November 2018
Once more the sun was shining, so for a change I went down to the woods where many of the deciduous leaves have now fa... Read More
by Katie Black
12
November
Monday 11th November 2018
What a fantastic morning to be walking around Durlston Country Park National Nature Reserve, bright sunshine and a blu... Read More
by Katie Black
11
November
Sunday 11th November 2018
As I walked across the field, two Roe Deer were standing looking directly at me, their coats now a darker brown than t... Read More
by Katie Black
10
November
Saturday 10 November, 2018
Durlston had gust up to 35 miles per hour overnight. That led to a walk along the tree lined paths looking for tree da... Read More
by P.Jones
09
November
Friday 09 November, 2018
Overhead small charms of Goldfinches briefly combined and separated throughout the morning. A bounty of Holm Oak acorn... Read More
by P.Jones
08
November
Thursday 08 November, 2018
Many miles in the making, the wind calls waves to rise Swelling forming and then breaking, they each meet their demi... Read More
by Douglas Hart
07
November
Wednesday 7th November 2018
The strong southerly wind was blowing across the sea, its route followed as the grey sheets of rain pounded down throu... Read More
by Katie Black
06
November
Tuesday 06 November, 2018
Silently a Jay flew into the Small Copse to perch at mid tree height. The Raven which was initially heard near the Lar... Read More
by P.Jones
05
November
Monday 05 November, 2018
This mornings patrol doubled up as a visitor observation and I was delighted to see so many volunteers involved this m... Read More
by P.Jones
04
November
Sunday 04 November, 2018
Like the hair of a balding man the leafy canopy thins Leaves are falling, brown and tan, blown down by restless wind... Read More
by Douglas Hart
03
November
Saturday 3rd November 2018
A stunning starry sky last night which was dark black with thousands of twinkling lights, just awesome looking up. Fla... Read More
by Katie Black
02
November
Friday 2nd November 2018
Sunshine and blue skies once again the weather feature of the morning, the glorious views out across the sea to the Is... Read More
by Katie Black
01
November
Thursday 01 November, 2018
Yesterday evening on my way down Lighthouse Road I exchanged glances with a Fox which had crossed the road journeying ... Read More
by P.Jones
31
October
Wednesday 31st October 2018
Fluffy pink and orange clouds scattered across the clear blue sky was the backdrop to the early part of my walk this m... Read More
by Katie Black
30
October
Tuesday 30 October, 2018
Upon departure from the office there was a Green Woodpecker upon the stem of a leafless Sycamore tree. The green and y... Read More
by P.Jones
29
October
Monday 29th October 2018
A chilly start to the morning patrol, with the moon still a wispy white in the western sky and the sun a golden orb in... Read More
by Katie Black
28
October
Sunday 28 October, 2018
Wind and waters paths converge Snow white horses now emerge They paw, they shake, they gallop and bray Snorting ... Read More
by Douglas Hart
27
October
Saturday 27th October, 2018
A stunning autumn morning, after a distinctly nippy night, with frost down in the town, although nothing up here (we a... Read More
by Ali Tuckey
26
October
Friday 26 October, 2018
Sunbeams pierce the veil of cloud, first crimson, pink, then gold Still covered in its glowing shroud the sun become... Read More
by Douglas Hart
25
October
Thursday 25 October 2018
The golden sun was rising above the horizon while overhead a Raven drifted across the sky, the large black figure show... Read More
by Katie Black
24
October
Wednesday 24 October, 2018
Standing still where birds do call Holding fast with steady eyes Scanning cross the treetops tall For movement o... Read More
by Douglas Hart
23
October
Tuesday 23rd October 2018
For today at least it seems the chill of the early autumn morning has arrived, requiring my first fleece layer since A... Read More
by Katie Black
22
October
Monday 22 October, 2018
Autumn makes its presence known As chilly winds do stir Autumn true face has been shown As winters harbinger ... Read More
by Douglas Hart
21
October
Sunday 21 October, 2018
The combination of cloudless sky, rising sun and dew encrusted meadows created many miniature ground level illuminatio... Read More
by P.Jones
20
October
Saturday 20th October, 2018
A wonderful autumn morning to be out and about, with a bright sun hanging low above the horizon, making the sea look l... Read More
by Ali Tuckey
19
October
Friday 19 October, 2018
Yesterday we inherited a carpet of turf (which will be repurposed) from a wonderful flora wedding in the Belvedere. Af... Read More
by P.Jones
18
October
Thursday 18th October 2018
A most glorious morning here at Durlston, as I began my patrol the large orange orb of the sun was rising above the se... Read More
by Katie Black
17
October
Wednesday 17 October, 2018
Leaving the Centre there was a lot of bird calls but it was difficult to determine from where. Of course it was mainly... Read More
by P.Jones
16
October
Tuesday 16 October, 2018
Today, a most familiar trill Skylarks, they are calling still Welcome in the Autumn chill Summer echoes from the... Read More
by Douglas Hart