Here’s an update on the War On Nasty Squishy Sawfly Larvae ™, as mentioned in an earlier post. As you can see, the bushes still have some leaves on, not to mention a decent crop of fruit. And unlike some years, there was hardly any mildew. I don’t think that my war can be won,Continue reading Goosberries: the update.
I went on a very jolly trip to the Eskdalemuir observatory on Thursday, for an event celebrating the 100th anniversary of the day Lewis Fry Richardson took charge of the observatory. I have actually been to Eskdalemuir before: we sometimes arrange an outing there for the students on the Geophysics and Meteorology degree. But youContinue reading Lewis Fry Richardson event at Eskdalemuir