There Were Other Geese!

John said that my day had been a wild goose chase, a search in vain, and while there was a grain of truth in what he said it was far from an accurate description of the day. John had come on a record of one of our very attractive native Irish orchids, Autumn Lady's Tresses … Continue reading There Were Other Geese!

Melting Point!

After a week or more of dreary grey weather, dull miserable days of low cloud, evenings darkening earlier than we had become used to, season of mists and all such, today we were brought back in a flash to those scorching days of mid-summer. The temperature rose to 25C in mid afternoon and it was … Continue reading Melting Point!