Monthly Archives: January 2010

Subtle Sign of Spring

In the south of England the snowdrops normally bloom in January. Not this year. “Everything has been buried under snow but the biggest problem is the fact everything there have been such heavy frosts,” said Richard Todd, the head gardener, … Continue reading

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A Directional Rose

The “rose of the winds” or “wind rose” is the older name of the compass rose. In a time when boats and ships were moved by wind,  the wind from a specific direction was given its own name. Some of … Continue reading

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