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A rarity

The Perennial Centaury (Centarium scilloides), which flowers in June, was thought to have only one native habitat in the UK – Newport Dunes. It has recently also been seen in Cornwall but it remains an exciting find. It grows on the Atlantic coasts … Continue reading

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I was a child vandal

I’m confessing to having played a part in destroying the dunes at Newport. As children we slid down into the hollows, we tunnelled dangerously deep into the sand and we raced heedlessly to get lost in the dips and the tall … Continue reading

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