Crab Apple Feast

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An image from November last year. Bountiful fruit on a lichen-encrusted crab apple tree.

It hasn’t been good weather to get out and about with the camera so far this January. We are having copious amounts of rain – accompanied by leaden skies.

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14 thoughts on “Crab Apple Feast

  1. Consider yourself lucky with your rain, M. We’re having the coldest January since 1997. It’s predicted to drop to 1F (-17C) here tonight. I’d love to get out in the rain with my camera (albeit maybe my little waterproof one).

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  2. Beautiful colours – and we need some colour after this ghastly spell of weather. Hope you are staying dry. I remember when I was a child, my mother used to make delicious Crab Apple Jelly – it made great jam sandwiches!

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    • Those sandwiches sound great! Yes – a bit of colour was needed yesterday! We managed to get out for a walk this morning during a rare dry spell but it was pretty grey!

      How is it where you are?

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      • I live in South Northants – so are about dead centre in the UK. Miles away from the sea, a bit of a cultural desert but the bonus is that storms lose much of their fury by the time they reach us…and I live on high ground. The wind is s9unding quite fierce tho this afternoon. When will it end?

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        • We’ve just been looking at weather maps on the ‘net and are discovering the hotspots, wetspots and coldspots of the UK. We are in a bit of a wet and windy spot in the SW! Ah well: it keeps things lush!

          When will the wild, wet, and windy weather end? Not for a little while, I think. Batten down the hatches ……..

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