Violets are starting to flower in Cornwall. Looking more closely, I’m intrigued by the change of colour pattern on their leaves as they mature with more daylight hours.
On a beautiful February day, I can see Spring unfolding … … I even spotted the first toad in my pond last night!
It’s cold in Cornwall (+1°C, feels like -6°C with the wind chill), although calling the weather ‘the beast from the east’ is exaggerating the situation somewhat. It’s not -30°C! Nevertheless, it is heartening to see […]
The low midday sun backlights mature fern leaves, revealing the pattern of their sori, clusters of sporangia (spore cases) on the underside of leaves. They seem ready to go! Check out the intriguing life cycle […]
Spring is on its way, even if the cold, damp, grey weather doesn’t make it feel like spring. This is Cornwall!
Ten weeks of lockdown and 10 weeks of blogging about what I see on my daily outdoor exercise. How different nature looks now, compared to the end of March! Spring to early Summer, looking already […]