catkins and women in love

I'm not sure if this is just a particularly good year for catkins, or if I've simply never noticed them properly before, but they are everywhere at the moment. I always think of catkins as belonging to hazel trees, but apparently they are also found on hornbeam, birch, willow, sweet chestnut and poplar, amongst others. … Continue reading catkins and women in love

weekly photo challenge: vibrant

I thought I might have to delve back into the archive to find a photograph for this week's photo challenge, vibrant not generally being the first word that springs to mind during January and February. However, due to the (so far) mild winter, things are growing, shooting and blooming, and there is a lot more … Continue reading weekly photo challenge: vibrant