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Heat. Real heat. Not the usual Highland snatch of sunny warmth and hazy dampness where we still need to seek a secluded spot to shelter from a cool sea breeze, but authentic summer-hot, dust-dry heat. 862 more words

May: Wild Flowers - Wales

I took these photos in August 2009, just a few weeks before I left the UK (for the second time!) to return to Australia. I had joined my relatives (my father is from Manchester) for a week on their annual family holiday in Wales. 68 more words


garden photography: golden gorse

In May I’m looking for Wild flowers

(This month I want to see native wild flowers found in the hedgerows, woodlands, farmland, meadows, by the coast, up a mountain, on the heath and even in your own garden. 284 more words


Apple Blossom

The apple blossom bud is now in full bloom. The blossoms should be attracting bees and other pollinators now. Today was probably too wet for them. 54 more words


2nd blog- flora and fauna

While our area of Scotland is enjoying some of the hottest temperatures in the country, our croft if bursting into life. The plum tree

The Gorse… 19 more words

ANOTHER BALLYMALOE RECIPE - Pickled Cucumbers (Reposted)

5-6-16:  Getting ready to make a batch of these.  I repost this periodically for those who are interested.

6-11-15:  For whatever reason, this is one of my most popular posts.   1,073 more words