Bye, Bye, Bees. Cuckoos and Camassias. Squashing and Pumpkins.


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How big is a bee’s brain? Clearly much smaller than ‘pea-brained’ size, as in my ‘Pea-brained!’ derogatory insult sometimes hurled at siblings in the battles of teenage youth. Although it seems from quite recent archaeological discoveries, that one of our … Continue reading

Bottle Bank Recycled; Why Do I Do it? Spring Song Symphony – with Warbler.


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Sublime songs have serenaded us over the last 10 days, whenever we’ve ventured into the lower parts of the garden. Initially I’d thought it was a swallow, without paying it too much attention, and then realised that the mellifluous, clear … Continue reading