A cluster of parasol mushrooms wobble on long stems, glinting in the sun.
Four summers ago I nearly died. The pain in my gut got so intense that I was taken to A&E, where I lay on the waiting room floor for hours.
I wrote this review of Amaryllis Night and Day by Russell Hoban for the TLS
Producing black acorns is a sign of stress. Immature seeds die mid-growth, with the stalk withering on the twig.
Legend says this lake is by the hill where Merlin saw the red dragon, symbol of Wales, defeat the white dragon of the Saxons, foretelling the coming of King Arthur.
July is a month of massive moths and their spectacular caterpillars.
A cloud of tiny black bees fizzing outside the bedroom window tells me summer is here.
English elms: the trees that are all around us which we don’t see.
These saplings will help improve the landscape near the line of pylons that stalk across the Marshwood Vale