Tuesday, 2 March 2021
Quarantine? What Quarantine?
https://metro.co.uk/2021/03/02/brazil-covid-variant-found-in-at-least-15-countries-not-on-red-list-14169557/). Even if these 15 countries are quickly added to the list, the variant could have been arriving in the UK for weeks. It also continues to be obvious that people are forced to mingle in airports. People from 'safe' locations may well spend time sitting near someone from a 'red list' country. Our quarantine seems, at best, a 'leaky' version.
Shining cranesbill ( Geranium lucidum ) in flower in Bynea.
A combination of night rain and day-time sun has resulted in more Bynea blooms. The Southern marsh orchid ( Dactylorhiza praetermissa...
Plastic pollution (especially in the oceans) is a real concern and, perhaps, deserves a similar attention as climate change. It has been pr...
Flies (Diptera) can be quite impressive on a snow-white back drop. I show a number of candidates I have encountered on my travels.