Local lanes provide surprising vistas at different times and light conditions. An overcast winter afternoon shows grey in the east and orange in the west.
A modern forecast told Captain Ben about the gale we are expecting in the area hours before we are leaving for a more sheltered anchorage. If you look at it the old fashioned way, that […]
This is what the English summer does so well: some sunshine (hardly ever too much), a few clouds (ok, it can be all grey), a light breeze (hmm, sometimes it’s a gale) the odd shower […]
Keble Martin’s Concise British Flora in Colour (1971) specifies the flowering period of Cross-leaved Heath (Erica tetralix) as July to August. It’s early, officially. I kind of knew that, especially because I also spotted other […]