Just been raining and this massive bee was visiting the cyclamens. Think later in the year the ants carry the seed away around the garden but the flowers seem to prefer the shady area under pine trees.

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Wind Flower

  The Wood Anemone is named after the Greek wind god, Anemos, who sent his namesakes, the anemones, in early spring to herald his coming. This legend gives the flower its other common name of ‘Windflower’. Walking here is very beautiful – this small wood is filled with fresh green on the trees and underfoot […]

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Moomins and First Butterfly

  “The morning sun brought the first butterfly of spring. It was a deep yellow… almost golden… and that thought took me straight back to childhood and Moomin Valley, for… “…as everyone knows, if the first butterfly you see is yellow the summer will be a happy one. If it is white then you will […]

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