Mendip Hills

Gorse, of course!

 Driving across the flat Somerset landscape, heading towards the pointed hill called Crook’s Peak, and the rolling shoulder of the Mendip Hills called Wavering Down.  thought I glimpsed a mass of lichen on the hillside. … but it’s gorse, of course!


Thinking about St Patrick

Due to their history, Irish people are spread across the world, and thanks to their skills, courage, strength and sheer grit there are fantastic transport systems in cities and respected citizens in every walk of life with Celtic ancestry. So it is hardly surprising that all across the globe the patron saint of Ireland is celebrated on his day, 17th March. It is undisputed that […]