Did today's warm conditions cause buds to burst into flower and fill the air with the heady perfumes of Araby? Did they buggery! As I walked into Daventry today I noticed that even that illogically Mexican stalwart of winter, Choisya ternata, struggled to display a bloom. And why should it, I hear you ask? There would be no pollinators about. Surely no bee would have the foolishness for such a fatuous flight, fraught with...[Now really, Tony, we don't need all these 'f' words].
|Choisya ternata in Oxford Street, Daventry. 21 December, 2017|
An Ash Tree, Fraxinus excelsior, surrounded by a forest of suckers.
Stefen Leys Pocket Park, Daventry. 21 December, 2017