Tag Archives: greenfinches

17.8.39.

Hot. Some blackberries reddening. Found a few mushrooms. Most of the corn now cut, & everyone working fast to get in the remainder while the good weather lasts. Conveys of partridges are mostly large (8-12 birds) but the young birds … Continue reading

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6.8.39.

No rain, fairly warm. The big crab tree in the lane has failed to produce any apples, but found others with fruit. Blackberries still only in flower. Hazel nuts still solid inside. Inne’s cows due to calve shortly. Waterhens still … Continue reading

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16.3.39.

Yesterday not quite so hot, overcast & clouds of dust. Ditto today, probably presaging rain. Other wildflowers here: a small kind of scabius°, several vetches, one of them very pretty, with a flower about the size of that of a … Continue reading

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