Twixt the Worm Moon and the Equinox

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Although in some ways the climate in these Western regions is more benign than elsewhere, here at Gribin Isaf – nearly 1000 feet up – we are late arrivals at Spring celebrations.

But now we have seen the signs:

When Ewe Number 1 with Lamb Number 1 appears next door

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Shortly followed by Ewe Number 2 with two Lambs Numbers 2

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and then…

Well it doesn’t quite work like that but before long baby sitting arrangements have been made

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The Snowdrops are going to seed

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and being replaced by…

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an eruption

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If someone had the idea of something you buried in your garden and forgot about for most of the year only to burst forth…

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…you would think they were mad – or a genius.

When such eruptions receive their first visit from our bees

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we know things are really stirring

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New life in the shed

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Old life on the watch

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we feel we can shake off the darkness

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