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Tuesday, 3 May 2016

May flowers etc

Just at the end of April we had sleet and ice and snow. The daffodils weren't put off by it. Seems as long as the days are lengthening the birds and the bees are okay with that. 
 Daffs down by Belsay castle
Bluebells beginning A bank of primroses and a bush of flowering blackcurrant with it's sweet, heady, tom-cat perfume.

Pathways lined with blossoms The stinking, the slightly absurd and the highly scented -- all have their place here.
Such a range of plants and colours

Purple Shadows
Britain May 2016 -- I wish it was all as idyllic as it looks.