Small Periwinkles are beautiful. Forty years ago today on 15 August 1976 I was on holiday and I was describing them in my childhood nature notebooks:
Westray has many Flat Periwinkle shells on its beaches. I can see that the Periwinkles I saw 40 years ago definitely weren’t the Flat Periwinkle; they were the wrong shape and far too small. I collect some shells and take them back to Einar. I wonder how many whorls they have?
Butterflies are very noticeable insects. They have large bright wings and fly during the day. How they escape being eaten by birds is ... Read more
Forty years ago I was 12 years old and had just started my nature notebooks. I drew what I saw on holiday or ... Read more