A catch up on a couple of outings , for a change this winter , in sunshine .
The first was supposed to be straight to the Isle of Sheppey , but found the A249 completely shut at the M2 . The roundabout was completely grid locked , but the slip road onto the M2 was running , so made a split moment decision and headed for Oare Marshes . With no other hitches , I arrived to a cold , windy Oare , but there was some milky sunshine , which made anything on the East Flood
Leaving , I decided to retry to get to Sheppey via Sittingbourne , and for once luck was on my side and I managed to get there without much hassle . At Elmley , the track looked great with plenty of
My other trip , before ' the return of the rain ' , started at Pett Level , hoping to see the Glossy Ibis that had been showing well along the roadside . Had , being the word , as it was not seen whilst I was there , and has only showed sporadically since . Some compensation though came in the form of
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