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Walking With Daddy

Welcome to Walking With Daddy, a site about nature, the great outdoors and sharing those things with your family.

It's written by the father of two primary school age children, and explores the whole family's attempts to escape the screen and forge a healthy relationship with the outdoors.

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Good Friday on Shoreham Beach

An unexpected hour by the sea is a rare and precious gift, especially on a glorious Good Friday.

Good Friday on Shoreham Beach
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White Tailed Eagles in Dorset, and MP Chris Loder’s odd tweets

The strange case of the death of two translocated sea eagles, and the MP who doesn’t want this crime investigated.

White Tailed Eagles in Dorset, and MP Chris Loder’s odd tweets
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Not Walking with Daddy (again)

Once again, we're deprived of time outdoors. But it's not lockdown to blame, it's infection…

A stormy sunset over Shoreham Beach, looking west to Worthing pier.
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When a sparrowhawk comes for lunch

It appears, that after years of work, we finally have a thriving garden ecosystem. And lunch for a raptor.

When a sparrowhawk comes for lunch
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Waterhaul's Retask the Mask litterpickers: putting COVID plastic to good use

Litterpickers whose plastic components are made from NHS disposable masks? Brilliant idea! Here's how they work in use.

Waterhaul's Retask the Mask litterpickers: putting COVID plastic to good use
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A drizzly beach plastic-free picnic for 2 Minute Day

This is no time to be a fair weather beach cleaner…

A drizzly beach plastic-free picnic for 2 Minute Day

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Beautiful solar, inspirational Goodall and Cornwall goes down the drain…

Spring seems to be finally here, so after a nice day in the sunshine, why not retreat to your favourite chair, and catch up on some of the best nature writing and viewing?

Beautiful solar, inspirational Goodall and Cornwall goes down the drain…
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Good Friday on Shoreham Beach

An unexpected hour by the sea is a rare and precious gift, especially on a glorious Good Friday.

Good Friday on Shoreham Beach
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Weekend Nature Reads: the “good news, bad news” edition

Some curl-up-with-a-drink photography, reading and viewing on nature, the climate crisis and our role in it, to see you through a cold weekend.

Weekend Nature Reads: the “good news, bad news” edition