Tuesday, February 28, 2006

First dusting of snow

28 February 2006

the first snow overnoght of much more due in the next few days
this looks west to Clonachulion Hill with the high Mournes in the background

Turnip House is at the foot of the hill
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Sunday, February 19, 2006

Wednesday, February 15, 2006

15 February 2006

New Promenade street furniture Newcastle County Down
The promenade is being remodelled to revitalise the sea front - it is working Posted by Picasa

Monday, February 13, 2006


In the flax pit near to the house the frogs spawn every spring

First sighting of spawn 8 February

This picture taken today 13 February

I counted over 50 frogs happily 'at it' in a space 2x4 metres!

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Wednesday, February 08, 2006

8 February 2006

The Hazel Wood

An ancient coppiced hazel wood on the slopes of Clonachullion Hill Posted by Picasa

Monday, February 06, 2006

6 February 2006

Spring Blooms

left to right: lenten rose, witch hazel, mahonia

the signs of spring are on the way!

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Friday, February 03, 2006

3 February 2006

Taken this morning 3 February
Newcastle, at the foot of the Mournes with St John's church and Slieve Donard, the highest mountain

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Wednesday, February 01, 2006