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Fine uphill finish on to the Chantries for our last ramble. The view from St Mather’s did not disappoint, the clearing mists adding that extra something. Next walk starts 10:00 from Brook [Lay-by as you enter the village], Thursday 21st March 2019

    Frensham and Cutmill Ponds, 13 February 2019   Once again the weather favoured us; it was sunny and warm, like a spring morning, when almost a full house of 10 members met at Frensham Great Pond. The only one missing was Peter, who had escaped to the Canaries, but...

Plant-Talks-and-Walks-handout-2018-2019 This file contains notes for this course. They include: The course programme, including dates, times and places where we meet. Notes on plant types and their identification. Local geology. Processes that cause changes to the flora and habitats. Ecostages in the history of plants and people around Godalming. Please print out...

Farlington Marshes, 9 January 2019   It was a beautiful sunny morning when seven of us met at the entrance to the Reserve, but it was cold and when we got out onto the sea wall it was extremely cold, because of the wind off the sea. But we survived and...

As our last meeting was short, due to the lack of heating, here are a few brief notes on making your own brushes.  Most Gimp users have used the Brush Tool at some time but most of us have never explored its full potential.  Any image can be converted into a...

There was a good attendance for our walk on Puttenham Common 11 th January.  The weather was rather dull but not too cold.  We started well with three goosanders on Cutt Mill Pond, along with several mandarin and tufted ducks.  Then we found a lovely kingfisher perched by the Tarn.  It...

Mmmmmmm......Great ....Mmmmmmm......walk ....Mmmmm...... today....Mmmmmmm...... Next walk starts 10:00 from Hambledon Road [Next to the Church] Busbridge, Thursday 17th January 2019 More CaMmmmmmm......ke! Happy Christmas!

Gimp 2.10 as first installed looks totally different from Gimp 2.8 but don't panic, the difference you see is largely cosmetic. Gimp 2.10 when first opened :- It looks nothing like Gimp 2.8 that I have used in my videos :- However with a few simple tweaks it can look like...