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Welcome to Lachlan Cranswick's Personal Homepage in Melbourne, Australia

Summer 2000 at Daresbury Laboratory, Cheshire, England

Summer English Wild Flowers and evening ramble - 30th July 2000

Lachlan's Homepage is at http://lachlan.bluehaze.com.au

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[Main index to Local UK Nature pages, wild flowers, SkyCam, flame clouds, fellwalking, etc]

Sequence of Events

Images

Description

Daisy (Bellis perennis) Honeysuckle (Lonicera periclymenum)

  1. Daisy (Bellis perennis)
  2. Honeysuckle (Lonicera periclymenum)

Honeysuckle (Lonicera periclymenum) Hogweed (Heracleum sphondylium)

  1. Honeysuckle (Lonicera periclymenum)
  2. Hogweed (Heracleum sphondylium)

Hairy St John's Wort (Hypericum hirsutum) Self-heal (Prunella vulgaris)

  1. Hairy St John's Wort (Hypericum hirsutum)
  2. Self-heal (Prunella vulgaris)

Daisy (Bellis perennis) Common Bird's-foot trefoil (Lotus corniculatus)

  1. Daisy (Bellis perennis)
  2. Common Bird's-foot trefoil (Lotus corniculatus)

Common Bird's-foot trefoil (Lotus corniculatus) Common Bird's-foot trefoil (Lotus corniculatus)

  1. Common Bird's-foot trefoil (Lotus corniculatus)
  2. Common Bird's-foot trefoil (Lotus corniculatus)

Creeping Thistle (Cirsium arvense) Budding Great Willowherb (Epilobium hirsutum)

  1. Creeping Thistle (Cirsium arvense)
  2. Budding Great Willowherb (Epilobium hirsutum)

Budding Great Willowherb (Epilobium hirsutum) Common Ragwort (Senecio jacobaea)

  1. Budding Great Willowherb (Epilobium hirsutum)
  2. Common Ragwort (Senecio jacobaea)

Budding Rosebay Willowherb (Chamerion angustifolium) Digitalis Purpurea (ordinary wild foxglove)

  1. Budding Rosebay Willowherb (Chamerion angustifolium)
  2. Digitalis Purpurea (ordinary wild foxglove)

Broad-leaved Dock (Rumex obtusifolius) Broad-leaved Dock (Rumex obtusifolius)

  1. Broad-leaved Dock (Rumex obtusifolius)
  2. Broad-leaved Dock (Rumex obtusifolius)

Marsh Bedstraw (Galium palustre) Marsh Bedstraw (Galium palustre)

  1. Marsh Bedstraw (Galium palustre)
  2. Marsh Bedstraw (Galium palustre)

Marsh Bedstraw (Galium palustre) Haloed cloud scape

  1. Marsh Bedstraw (Galium palustre)
  2. Haloed cloud scape

Bramble/Blackberry flower (Rubus fruticosus agg) Scentless Mayweed (Matricaria perforata)

  1. Bramble/Blackberry flower (Rubus fruticosus agg)
  2. Scentless Mayweed (Matricaria perforata)

Field of Scentless Mayweed (Matricaria perforata) and Rape Seed (Brassica napus) Scentless Mayweed (Matricaria perforata)

  1. Field of Scentless Mayweed (Matricaria perforata) and Rape Seed (Brassica napus)
  2. Scentless Mayweed (Matricaria perforata)

Common Bird's-foot trefoil (Lotus corniculatus) Heron along the canal

  1. Common Bird's-foot trefoil (Lotus corniculatus)
  2. Heron along the canal

Heron along the canal Bee on Common Knapweed (Centaurea nigri)

  1. Heron along the canal
  2. Bee on Common Knapweed (Centaurea nigri)

Common Knapweed (Centaurea nigri) Yarrow (Achillea millefolium)

  1. Common Knapweed (Centaurea nigri)
  2. Yarrow (Achillea millefolium)

1915 (Robert Graves)

"I'VE watched the Seasons passing slow, so slow,
In the fields between La Bassée and Bethune;
Primroses and the first warm day of Spring,
Red poppy floods of June,
August, and yellowing Autumn, so
To Winter nights knee-deep in mud or snow,
And you've been everything.

Dear, you've been everything that I most lack
In these soul-deadening trenches--pictures, books,
Music, the quiet of an English wood,
Beautiful comrade-looks,
The narrow, bouldered mountain-track,
The broad, full-bosomed ocean, green and black,
And Peace, and all that's good."

(Refer: ALCS -
The Authors' Licensing and Collecting Society:
http://www.alcs.co.uk)

This England

"This royal throne of kings, this sceptred isle,
 This earth of majesty, this seat of Mars,
 This other Eden, demi-paradise,
 This fortress built by Nature for herself
 Against infection and the hand of war,
 This happy breed of men, this little world,
 This precious stone set in the silver sea...
 This blessed plot, this earth, this realm, this England."


 William Shakespeare, 1564-1616, 
 Richard II, Act 2, Scene 1 
 (JOHN OF GAUNT (Duke of Lancaster) speaks)


[Summer 1999 English Wild Flowers Page] | [Spring 2000 English Wild Flowers Page]
[Wildlife around Daresbury Laboratory, Cheshire, England]
[Main index to Local UK Nature pages, wild flowers, SkyCam, flame clouds, fellwalking, etc]

[Intro - CranClan] . . [Happening Things] . . [The Daresbury Laboratory Web Ring of Life] . . [NCS - Non-Competitive Scrabble] . . [Garden Gnomes of Daresbury Laboratory] . . [Nature and Local UK Things] . . [USA 2001 and LDEO Columbia University] . . [Historical Literature/Poetry] . . [Music] . . [Misc Things] . . [DL SRS Status] . . [Conference and Travel Things] . . [The Wonders of Team Building] . . [Other People's Homepages] . . [Crystallographic Internet Front] . . [While in Melbourne] . . [Semi Relevant Links]
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