Edging

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Yesterday’s flooding subsided overnight, and the dipping temperature had us waking up to a few pockets of ice around the garden. I scuttled out with the macro straight after breakfast in the hope of recording some of them, but most … Continued

Not. Happy.

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This was the lane directly outside our house at about 2pm today. The extra shows the extent of the flood to the north side of us – probably a couple of hundred metres at that time, though it carried on … Continued

Extravagant

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Most people know that starlings aren’t as drab as they tend to appear in flat winter light, but you have to be lucky to catch one as well-lit as this. I was alerted to this individual by the fact that … Continued

Acrobat

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Our limited lockdown life became even more circumscribed today: we woke this morning to discover that the heavy overnight rain had completely flooded the lane outside our house. This saga has played out at intervals over a number of years … Continued

Pole dancing

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“I wouldn’t want him climbing up my leg, that’s for sure.” (RLO) A pair of squirrels in the back garden gave me a couple of minutes of amusement and pleasure this morning, while I was in the kitchen making tea. … Continued

Viburnum

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It was a bitterly cold and dreary day. On the plus side, the window cleaner came, so we were able to see how dank and icy it was outside without actually leaving the house – especially after R, who is … Continued

Wall screw-moss

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This morning dawned bright and sunny, but cold and frosty, with a little of yesterday’s snow still present and glistening enticingly. R and I had tickets for an early walk at Charlecote, but having been caught out on New Year’s … Continued

Dusting

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It was snowing when we got up this morning, and a reasonable dusting had settled, but by the time we were dressed and ready to go out for a walk the fall was easing, and the lying stuff was already … Continued

Snowy morning

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We had a light fall of snow overnight, but it was so warm this morning that it melted very quickly. I did manage to find a few spots that were still icy when I went out with the macro at … Continued

Seasonal

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R and I spent quite a bit of time in the garden today: I pruned the rest of the roses in the back garden, and R dug out a lot of bramble. Being former farm land, our entire plot is … Continued