Tag: woodland

to the abbey with wildflowers, water & woodland

For weeks now my photo mojo has flat-lined and to help me kick start some enthusiasm my daughter suggested I dig out my camera and take a walk with her around one of my favourite spots – Roche Abbey in South Yorkshire. [Quite coincidentally… Continue Reading “to the abbey with wildflowers, water & woodland”

why does the butterfly change its spots?

Because it is so inclined! (A cline being a gradation in one or more characteristics within a species, especially between different populations). Thus this woodland loving butterfly, common enough throughout much of the UK, appears dark brown with orange spots in the southerly regions… Continue Reading “why does the butterfly change its spots?”

Blue Monday with bells

Equivalent to the Japanese Hanami, many of us go in search of the wonder of the Spring woodland – Hyacinthoides non-scripta or British bluebells When I went this week, the bluebells were already turning, having been summoned by a somewhat early start to Spring.… Continue Reading “Blue Monday with bells”