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Monthly Archives: April 2017

Primula veris is a variable evergreen or semi-evergreen perennial plant growing to 25 cm (10 in) tall and broad, with a rosette of leaves 5–15 cm long and 2–6 cm broad. The deep yellow flowers are produced in spring, in clusters of 10-30 blooms together on a single stem. Each flower is 9–15 mm broad. Red- and orange-flowered plants occur rarely but can be locally widespread in areas where coloured primula hybrids bloom at the same time as the… Read More


In the next field downstream of the west end herd, are the horses; these show no interest in me whatsoever.  

These are part of the west side herd, from over the river Stour. They appear interested in everything I do. If I stand looking at them, they stand staring at me. When I walk up and down the south marsh, they walk with me too. The east end herd, Shetlands and Belted Galloways, shout at the west side herd whenever they see them; the Galloways bellow and show them their backsides.

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