Tuesday 23 January 2018

Dead time of year?

On a dank, dark day in the depths of Winter it can be hard to believe that there's any colour out there to see in Nature. I've recently been introduced to the beauty of tree bark which is easy to overlook. For any fellow newbie fans out there here's a rather lovely downloadable PDF file with of lots of different colours and textures which might help you identify a few. This is the work of Phil Barnett http://abcissa-websites.co.uk/download/bark.pdf and the fellow in the photo is my barking mad chum A who always adds a bit of sparkle to any get together!



  1. Barking Mad eh? What an interesting guide and I am very interested totry use this to to identify bark types. I'm very grateful for you sharing it, thank you!

  2. Aren't they beautiful! Thanks for this guide - it might help me identify a tree in our garden.


Rest awhile and smile.

I parked my ample rump on that there bench and followed the instructions on its plaque.  It wasn't exactly an onerous task to have to re...