Accelerated Development

As we come to the end of an exceptionally warm few days it appears that the living things around us have moved on a fortnight.

Water has been precious

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and where last week there was blossom, fruits are now forming

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The chicks are no longer chicks

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and everywhere is abuzz with insect life

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which suits the flycatchers, who have just flown in from West Africa

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and are busy nest building.

Orange Tips have appeared

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along with Peacocks and Tortoiseshells.

The little pond in the the polytunnel

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has one resident taking advantage of the insect life there

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Flowering plants have been basking in the sun

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and even Sycamore can look attractive

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