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Furry nose

January 9, 2016 Leave a comment
Anemone bud

Anemone bud

I was afraid the drought last summer might have affected the anemones which make a splash of brilliant colour every winter.

But I was relieved to notice leaves appear towards the end of the autumn …

… and then today I saw flower buds!

You can tell this flower will be purple even though it’s just a furry nose peeping out of the greenery.

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A ladybird wakes from hibernation

March 27, 2013 Leave a comment
A ladybird in the axle of a clematis twig

A ladybird emerging

This ladybird had a good spot to hibernate in, tucked in the axle of a clematis stem.

It was just stirring sleepily when I saw it.

It will have felt the warmth of the sun, like the fat flower buds around it which will open soon.