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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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Um, happy equinox

Today is the vernal equinox. From tomorrow and for the next six months day will beat night in their perennial struggle for supremacy (well, for the Northern Hemisphere anyway). It’s also officially the first day of spring. Not many people … 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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Contrast

I’ve spent the last couple of weekends in Weardale and Teesdale. Known as the Durham Dales, they have their own characters despite sharing the same central fells. I wanted to get some walking and photography done, and maybe capture their … Continue reading

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and then the wind changed

Today the wind direction changed, and boy did we know about it. The snowy weather has so far been arriving from the North East coast. This has brought constant snow showers as cumulonimbus clouds form and bubble over the North … Continue reading

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