SPARROWORKS – an Illustrated journal
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In the town where I live there is a small wooded copse adjacent to the Fritz Farm Community Centre that for most of the year is nothing very special but just now is carpeted by a rather glorious collection of blue flowers. A few days ago, seeking interesting mosses (I do stuff like that - I know, nerd) [...]
Mourning Cloak butterfly, appeared in the garden last week after overwintering in a sheltering crack somewhere We spend a lot of our lives doing gardening things and watching the wildlife regardless of whether the virus and the government allow us to wander further afield. Despite that, however, there is a slightly different feeling to our [...]
For the last few weeks we have been posting a weekly summary of the daily 1000 Species Project posts that hitherto we have been sharing on Facebook ... This project seems to be developing a good and reliable following (at least on Facebook where there are 50 named followers and growing) and so the past few days [...]
Species #30 to #36 Dates: 29 February and 4 April 2020 We are now into the second month of the 1000 Species Project. Things are going well, though I will be pleased when spring really gets into its stride and flowers and migrating Warblers start appearing nearby. These were the "Lifeforms of the Day" for the past week [...]
Species #23 to #29 Dates: 22 March and 1-7 March 2020 These were the "Lifeforms of the Day" for the past week ... they originally appeared on this Facebook page. If you would like to follow that page you will get a new species to enjoy and learn about each day until some embuggerment or another prevents me [...]
Solitude with a Spade - A New Garden Journal Gardening is balm for the soul Coronavirus is here and until there is a treatment or a vaccine, at least a year away, it is sensible to be realistic and accept that social distancing at least is going to be with us for a lengthy period. I am [...]