Tag Archives: Springtime

Apple Blossom

Of all the fruit blossom that we are lucky to have in our garden, Apple blossom is the prettiest. Plum blossom invariably comes out first – sometimes it’s the Golden Plum that is the first to brave the weather as … Continue reading

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Luminance

The Biggest Light Bulb in our sky is lighting up Spring. Walk, with the Sun behind you, along a Hedgerow, into a Wood, along a tree-lined street. Then turn around and re-trace your steps, walking directly towards the Sun. The … Continue reading

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And Finally…

Finally we have blossom. A full month late compared to previous years. I spotted the first five individual flowers on one of our Golden Plum trees two days ago, 23 April. By yesterday the number had quadrupled. Other trees are … Continue reading

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Crummock Water

It’s been a grim few days for very many people in the UK with a series of low pressure systems sweeping in from the Atlantic, deluging the South West, Wales and the North of England particularly. Few low-lying areas of … Continue reading

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