Cooden country

It had been a long time since Sue and I had been mossing together, due to Covid and other restrictions. On a warm and sunny September day we took the train along the coast east to Cooden Beach. The tetrad (TQ70D) had only 29 taxa recorded – most by the late Rod Stern in 1989 […]

Moss Stitch

From Littlehampton station it’s a short hop over a shiny red footbridge to the Rope Walk and then a choice of footpaths to the beach. I picked up a small selection of common mosses from grass verges, tarmac and concrete near the bridge which brought the tetrad TQ00G from zero moss species recorded to five. […]

A little Sompting

During the heatwave in July I joined a flower recording day at Sompting Brooks. This brand new nature reserve at the bottom of Loose Lane covers two large meadows, one of which has been seeded with a meadow mix, and the Broadwater Brook, a chalk stream that has had its meanders restored by Ouse and […]