Blue Skies - Thoughts of Summer

Sunday, January 1st 2017

If you did not open the doors or look at the swaying trees and focused on the blue skies you could have thought that summer was here - it would take a bit, well a lot of imagination!  

I love taking raindrops on things and this Greater Spearwort shows off its bright yellow petals and its covering of rain drops.

Greater Spearwort with raindrops

Dog Daisies, with their flat heads are ideal to catch the rain.

Dog Daisy

Unfortunately Cotton Grass does not react to rain very well and looks very sorry for itself when wet.  But its stems have proved an ideal place for a spider to attach its web.

Wet Cotton Grass

When it is dry it is as we expect it to be, fluffy!

Cotton Grass

Some insects disappear when it is wet, others try to hide, but don't quite manage to escape.

Insect covered with water droplets


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