Tag Archives: seasons

A spring and a skip

Winter finally loosened its icy grip late last month. Almost overnight the world turned green, and living things across the land breathed an audible sigh of relief. Now the promise of summer is teasing us (but wait, we haven’t had … Continue reading

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Spring promise

It’s the first day of March, the snow is still clinging to the slopes of Weardale, but boy can you feel the promise of spring around these parts. Snowdrops are in full bloom. Everywhere, even in fields and on waste … Continue reading

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Crazy weather

You don’t need me to spell it out, but the weather this year has been a bit mad, hasn’t it? Autumn is now officially over, and the Winter Solstice is just round the corner. So far we’ve had warmer-and-dryer-than-summer weather, … Continue reading

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Every picture tells a story

I took this picture this morning. I think it sums up the year pretty well. I’ve been really looking forward to this Autumn’s foraging season. I’ve moved house, and so I need to learn my new patch, but as I … Continue reading

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Have I slept through the summer?

The weather has been interesting this year to say the least: the snow we have all come to expect didn’t bother to show up, we all got sunburned through March, April showers didn’t stop, and now the Darling Buds of … Continue reading

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