Quote of the day:
“Just a minute” said a voice in the weeds.
So I stood still
in the day’s exquisite early morning light.
– Mary Oliver
Forage in June for:
Dog Rose, Elderflower, Ash Keys, Honeysuckle, Lime flowers, Ox-eye Daisies, Wild Strawberries
Category Archives: Out and about
As I walked round the pond I spotted a couple of birds busily helping to strip the downy seeds (apologies for picture quality – it was the best my phone could do). I looked them up later and I think … Continue reading
RSPB* Fen Drayton Lakes * The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds is a wildlife conservation charity. Initially, the Society (without the Royal) was an all-women movement created in 1889 by Emily Williamson to fight a fashion for feathers … Continue reading
I’ve not posted for a bit (busy and distracted, sorry), but Cathy’s lovely idea for celebrating a week of flowers, to cheer and inspire us at this time of year, was too welcome an opportunity to miss without applauding it … Continue reading
I managed to fit in my usual autumn visit to Cambridge Botanics last week on a gloriously sunny day, so I was hoping for brilliant colour. I certainly wasn’t disappointed by the wonderful Liquidambar by the (surprisingly empty) lake. Sadly … Continue reading
I recently read that the continuation of the centuries old practice of grazing cows in Cambridge is now in some doubt, but meanwhile … 90 large, decorative cow sculptures have most definitely moved in! The sculptures have been set up … Continue reading