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Cliff walking in Howth

From the Connolly train station we took the DART to Howth. All over Dublin we saw everything written in two languages Irish and English. Thus also on the train. 429 more words


Images of Hawke's Bay

Gorse, a pretty pest on the Wairoa Rd
A 5x-weekly photograph from around Hawke’s Bay :-)

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Hawke's Bay

The Next Friends of Rawcliffe Meadows Work Party is on Sunday 7th December 2014 from 10:30 by the Cornfield Reserve

The next Friends of Rawcliffe Meadows Work Party is on Sunday 7th December 2014 from 10:30 until 13:00 by the Cornfield Reserve (northern end of site, by the hard standing at the end of the allotments track where the gate saying “No Access” is – any queries of how to get there, let us know).   91 more words

Work Party

Edward Thomas and the Gorse

Edward Thomas came into this piece written in January:

Where the road cuts through the belt of sandy soil near Ezra’s place are clumps of gorse, filled with rabbit runs which the little terriers love to explore. 338 more words

Common Gorse

Common Gorse (Ulex europaeus). Gorse, Furze, whin. –   at  Nilgiri Mountains.

Lectin extracted from seeds of this species binds to, is remarkably specific for, and is the standard method for identification of H-substance (absent in the hh antigen system) on human red blood cells. 43 more words



A glow of yellow among the fading hillside colours. Afternoon walk.


Daily Flower Candy - Cuscuta epithymum

If you’ve ever passed a gorse bush on a cliff top or heath and wondered why it’s covered in something resembling a blanket woven from strawberry bootlaces, then you’ve encountered one of Britain’s most curious plants, … 159 more words