Thursday, 27 March 2014

Barometer say rain - Thermometer say sun ...

That's the 'Weather forecast from a small rock in the Aegean' ...

Today's amble to a deserted government office, allowed us to view another piece of the islands architectural heritage. Another fantastic woodpile, seasoning its timbers in the sun, and probably supporting a huge colony of black ants ...

Egyptian pyramid wood pile ...
The olive grove is a carpet of small yellow flowers. A yellow version of a 'Bluebell' and it seems they are everywhere at the moment ...

Oxalis pes-caprae (Bermuda buttercup)

If further evidence were needed, that 'spring has sprung' then here it is ...




As you can see, its remained fair weather today. Although the atmosphere is full of sahara dust, which is set to deposit upon us ...

Foodies - Ever wondered what to do with all those Dandelions? Help is at hand here ...

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3 comments:

  1. The pretty and innocent looking yellow 'bluebell' looks to me like Oxalis pes-caprae (Bermuda buttercup), a non-native introduced very noxious weed..
    Cheers,
    Nik

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    1. A 'Bermuda buttercup' - its a long way from home :) They carpet the island at this time of year, they really are everywhere = Thanks for the advice ...

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  2. Good to see that Spring has sprung. Good photos, give me a sense of optimism and the feeling of anticipation of the holiday to come. After many years of point and shoot photography, I am looking forward to test driving my new DSLR camera on the island and hopefully capturing images I can then enjoy until further visits.

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