Last Chance Forest Walk

All photos taken on March 31, 2022, the day before Bunchberry meadows closes for a 7 week rest. We hummed, we hawed, we hawed, we hummed and then we decided we would go for a second forest walk in one week. We would go early, before the heat of the day made conditions too sloppyContinue reading “Last Chance Forest Walk”

Giving Notice

All photos taken on March 29, 2022. On our visit to Bunchberry last week, we had seen the Notice of Closure posted on the outhouse door. This followed the same pattern as last year. The closure would be from April 1 to May 23, and was planned so that the trails and ground could dryContinue reading “Giving Notice”

Wild World

All photos taken on March 29, 2022. There are some Bunchberry walks where you can hear the wildlife all around you as you walk, but never see a bird or animal. And there are other days, where the forest bursts out in joyous birdsong and you are surrounded by a Snow White film in TechnicolourContinue reading “Wild World”

Spring is in the Air?

All photos taken on March 16, 2022. Something was different today on our forest walk. The air felt different, our moods were different. Was it, could it be, dare we hope that…..spring was here? Nah, best not to get our hopes up too soon. To continue reading, please click here. Alternatively, click here to goContinue reading “Spring is in the Air?”

Owl Be Seeing You in all the Old Familiar Places

All photos taken on March 8, 2022. If you don’t like the weather here, just wait 5 minutes is an oft heard refrain in our part of the world. We were conflicted on whether to do our weekly forest walk today or not. The forecast promised a mix of sun and cloud and limited orContinue reading “Owl Be Seeing You in all the Old Familiar Places”


All photos taken on March 2, 2022. Walking through Bunchberry to get away from the current news cycle, I realized that the trees in the forest are of much better character than many narcissists, who masquerade as world leaders. No need to say more, the definition and the photos say it all so much better.Continue reading “Character”

A Year of Bunch – Anniversary Edition

All photos (except the February 18/21 Christmas card one) were taken February 17, 2022, exactly 1 year, 4 seasons, 12 months, 52 weeks, 365 days, 39 walks, 300 km. (186 miles) hiked since we first started walking here during Covid times. Hiking in this forest started out as a means to get exercise, while distancingContinue reading “A Year of Bunch – Anniversary Edition”

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