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When the yellow's on the broom

There’s a popular Scottish song that tells of the travelling people who leave their stationary winter quarters to set off on the road  “when the yellow’s on the broom” at this time of year. 278 more words

Walking

Spring on the Stiperstones

A colourful day! Blue sky, with white puffy clouds. Red kites, a red grouse (who suggested we should go back), brilliant yellow gorse, brown (and white) sheep. 45 more words

Photography

Monday Morning Haiku #60 -- Gorse

Protected by spines,
gorse bush stands invincible
against pillagers.

Photography

Cocktail Olympics

I’ve been a little bit quiet on the blogging front recently, mostly because things have been really busy, and the sun has been out which makes me just want to lie in the Meadows as soon as I leave work! 379 more words

#cocktailolympics

It's lovely, But I Couldn't Live Here...

After a fab recent visit to Northumberland (different coast/scenery and much walking; castles, and about as far away as I can get) I read Wife in the North… 271 more words

Glorious Gorse

Visitors to the nature reserve will be impressed by the vivid yellow splash provided by gorse at the moment. Common Gorse (Ulex europaeus) flowers from January until June, while Western Gorse ( 94 more words

A FLOWERY WALK ON EASTER MONDAY

I went for a short walk today, in the beautiful sunshine, hardly any wind. The birds were singing, sounds of children playing outside, and dogs barking, a very relaxed bank holiday in Ireland, quiet and peaceful. 140 more words

LOOKING AT NATURE BEYOND MY OWN GARDEN