Woodland Ecology

After lunch today I posted https://derrickjknight.com/2021/09/23/a-knights-tale-38-girls/ The day remained largely overcast, but reasonably warm, so, after a trip to Ferndene Farm Shop we took a drive among the forest lanes. I am not sure what these tractors were doing alongside Preston Lane, but they were sending up clouds of dust. We can never normally stopContinue reading “Woodland Ecology”

A Ploughing Contest

Yesterday’s ploughing reminded me of that misty morning of 26th September 1992 when I took a set of photographs of a ploughing contest in Southwell in Nottinghamshire. I could not find the negatives, so I scanned the prints. These images were in such good condition that I had no adjustments to make. Most of theContinue reading “A Ploughing Contest”

Autumn Approaches

Seated in the arbour this morning I was struck by the bright colour change of the Cayratia thompsonii against the garage wall.  Yellow-green was making way for bright red. On September 22nd. I published a photograph of a seed-like object, asking for readers to identify it.  On the picnic table this morning we found evidence that itContinue reading “Autumn Approaches”