365 Project – Day 120

When we moved last year we had a really nasty hedge replaced with a nice beech one. It will take a year or few of growth to develop but will be great then. Doing this meant that our so called ‘lawn’ was completely chewed up along the edges so we found some grotty stepping stones…

365 Project – Day 118

All round here spring has really taken a firm grip, no doubt fuelled by the incessant rain since Easter. Everywhere the trees are coming into full leaf and so much is coming into flower. Here’s a Dandelion clock from Weston Park. 28 April 2014

365 Project – Day 117

We live in an age of people closing things to save money. One popular target for closure around Bath has been our public conveniences. Public convenience is a typically English euphemism for a public lavatory (or bathroom as our American friends would call it). Last year our local council announced plans to close a number…

365 Project – Day 116

This is Wild Garlic (Allium ursinum), also known commonly as Ramsons. It is edible and adds a nice garlicy bite to a salad or in an omelette, it can also be cooked and used as a substitute for basil in pesto. At this time of year the wooded hills around Bath are thick with it.…