West is Best; Chomped Crocus and Pollen Tube Survival; Nocturnal Photography and a Lucky Escape.

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West is Best.   Three words we always relish on the National weather forecasts. Relief assured. Sunrises with distant dense cloud banks smothering the Eastern, and Southern horizon hills. And overhead the blue, blue skies of home.  The weather has picked up, … Continue reading

Ice Spike Revisited; and the Historic Welsh Snowdrop Hunt.

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After the excitement, for me, and the interest from readers in the ice spike featured in my previous post, I thought I’d write a little more about these unusual natural phenomena. Ice spikes, or my earlier ice vase (below) from … Continue reading