Tag Archives: nature

Wildlife Wednesday – And then there were none

I am talking about holly berries here. Two weeks ago I had a hedge full of shiny red berries, but now it is completely green, denuded of its fruit. At some point last week I noticed movement amongst the branches … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – Dissolution of the shaggy ink caps

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Wordless Wednesday – Colour-coordinated pollen baskets

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Wildlife roundup – If only I could fly too

May’s warmth and sunshine brought out many winged creatures and my favourites are always the dragonflies and their relatives. Early on in May, at the edge of our small pool, we saw the first Large Red damselflies (Pyrrhosoma nymphula) basking … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – Cornfield poppies

 

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Wordless Wednesday – A double-sided magic

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A Hillside of Perfect Purple Pasque Flowers

Last year I discovered that I live very close to one of the largest colonies of pasque flowers in the country. Of course I hasten along to investigate and enjoy the delightful spectacle and this year I have kept a … Continue reading

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