Yggdrasil in the winter sun #mythology



Trees, Ash, January 2017


The Norse tree of life, generally considered to be an Ash. (more…)

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Catkin corner (2) #trees



Trees, Alder, provisional identification, January 2017


Alder, Alnus glutinosa, provisional identification, bordering the pond. (more…)

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Catkin corner (1) #trees



Trees, Hazel, January 2017


Hazel, Corylus avellana, bordering the pond. (more…)

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Flavoparmelia caperata #lichen



Lichen, unidentified, January 2017


Provisional identification. (more…)

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‘We can make do with so little, just the hint of warmth, the slanted light.’ #nature



Trees, nature, January 2017


From ‘Winter Sun’ by Molly Fisk. (more…)

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Ivy #flowers

Flowers, Ivy, January 2017

Hedera helix. (more…)

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And the water flowed … #nature



Nature, ditch, January 2017


The ditch, which runs north to south through the wood before heading west at its boundary. is now full again. (more…)

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Frosty morning #plants



Flowers, Thistle, January 2017


Another stunning day of sun and frost. (more…)

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Up close and personal #wildlife


Fauna, Roe Deer, January 2017


Roe deer, Capreolus capreolus. (more…)

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Fox #wildlife



Fauna, Fox, January 2017


Not the best picture of Vulpes vulpes but good to have a trail camera working again to see what’s around. (more…)

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On the way out #nature



Trees, nature, January 2017


Leaving the wood on a beautiful Winter’s day – hope it is as good for this week’s planned visit. (more…)

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Wood Spurge #plants

Flowers, Wood Spurge, January 2017


Euphorbia amygdaloides. (more…)

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