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Otterly quacking

It’s always the same story at the Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust at Slimbridge, Gloucestershire after I’ve flashed my membership card and I’m walking getting that first view of the patchwork of lakes designed by Sir Peter Scott. All at once, … Continue reading

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A Quacking Afternoon

I first went to Slimbridge when I was eight and and all fresh to Gloucestershire after moving from Wales. Peter Scott and his wife were very much hands-on in charge of the small collection of ponds populated by swans and … Continue reading

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