Tag: south yorkshire

The oaks have it

With plenty of opportunity to check out some weatherlore I went looking for the rate of Spring foliation in oak trees (Quercus robur) and Ash (Fraxinus excelsior. First up was the small grove of Oaks – I’d like to have got closer but it…

Single file

I often wonder how ancient are these footpaths that traverse the arable fields and speculate on them being all that’s left of public rights of way after the 18th and 19th century Enclosure Acts stole so much from us peasants! ‘Use them or lose…

Far From Mellow

If I ever go looking for my heart’s desire again, I won’t look any further than my own backyard. Because if it isn’t there, I never really lost it to begin with!” The Wizard Of Oz Just an easy walk up from my small…