Tag: Spring

The lanes of boyhood

Down the lanes of boyhood, hear their laughter ring!See the tousled army marching straightway to a spring;Flat upon the ground they fall, just to get a drink,Here’s a thirst emporium where glasses never clink,No glittering place of red and gold the passer-by to snare,Yet, rich with Nature’s coloring, a thousand times more… Continue Reading “The lanes of boyhood”

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… Continue Reading “The oaks have it”

isolation #14

“From you have I been absent in the spring,When proud pied April dress’d in all his trimHath put a spirit of youth in every thing”… W. Shakespeare ~ Sonnet 98 Not only is cabin fever beginning to effect many of us but isolation means… Continue Reading “isolation #14”