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Steady work

Today’s guest picture shows the Traitor’s Gate at the Tower of London.  My sister Mary took the picture while going down the river by boat for a second visit to Greenwich earlier this month. 1,000 more words



I absolutely love to watch fungi. There is something artistic about them; their colours, their different shapes, their smell, the base they grow on and the many details they have. 86 more words


Houses & Rabbits--Beatrix Potter's world through her art

Beatrix Potter is best known for her children’s stories featuring wonderfully rendered anthropomorphic animals, but coinciding with her 150 birthday as well as Linda Lear’s reissue of her now classic biography,  796 more words

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Fungi Friday: Disco lights

There are 22 species of fungi called disco, according to the British Mycological Society’s list of English Names for Fungi 2016, and they have some delightful names, mostly referring to what they grow on, I think: Larch, Conifer, Larch canker, Rush, Heath sedge, Mast, Juniper, Fir and, my personal favourite, Hairy Nuts Disco! 126 more words


Connections: January 12.17

Lichens, they tell me,

aren’t bad for the tree

I have my doubts

they’re too creepy-crawly

with cold perspiration

bespangling its bark

poor tree seems so helpless… 29 more words