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A short walk on the Lycian Way, Turkey

Gelidonya feneri, A walk towards the light house on the Lycian way.  The light house 2 km away is one step too far and as 14 nimble goats, the group from Sheffield botanic gardens society, scurry up the tree lined … Continue reading

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Flowers of the Lycean Coast, Turkey

I have fallen for Artedia Squamata, a member of the umbelliferous family but known as The Madonna Flower by her friends. A posh cow parsely if ever there was one. I look greedily for ripe seeds of this white disc … Continue reading

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Turkey: a wander amid flowers

Botany is for enthusiasts but flowers are for everyone.  My brain dips in and out of the families and species. They keep changing their names as the compositaea family is now the Asteraceae, and as for umbellifers? What now. Crucifera … Continue reading

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The Wonders of a Spring Walk in the Yorkshire Dales. by fb

The surprise of realising that the end of winter has arrived came upon me quite gloriously whilst walking down a river side path along the Ure. The early wild flowers are springing up, and the flower bracts of Elm trees … Continue reading

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The First Wedding, memories of a lovely summer, by Bungalow Lil

The bride was nicely pregnant, not waddling yet but with a triumph bump just showing through the lovely dress borrowed from an aunt who had herself needed the cross straps that let out if necessary.   As the bride’s father pointed … Continue reading

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Bungalow Lil’s first post

19th April, Good Friday 2014. Walking from Ellingstring. With a grandson dreaming of sex, my daughter, husband, a much hen pecked and amiable man, two revolting dogs, two horses and a battered horse trailer we started on our penitential Good … Continue reading

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