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steps5/6 More Crickhowell garden steps …silver birch

… and a stand of silver birch

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Whimsy

Whimsy 4: washday

washday

Ne’er cast a clout till May be out

This traditional saying tells us that we shouldn’t be mothballing our winter clothes until summer well and truly is here. But it doesn’t mean “wait till the month of May is over”, it means that once May or Hawthorn blossom is out — which is generally now — it’s Nature’s way of saying that winter is over. Barring the odd ground frost…

#May1st #Mayday