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Bridford Woods - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

Cherries growing on Oak trees

There are Cherry Galls, Cynips quercusfolii, on the fallen Oak leaves here in Bridford Wood. They are the tree’s defensive reaction to …

Spangles -The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

Spangles

It’s forty years since I first saw and photographed spangle galls on an oak tree. I noted it down in my Nature …

Oak Tree - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

An Oak tree in the making

Here’s an Oak tree in the making. It is just at the start of unleashing the incredible chemical power stored within it: …

The River Dart - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

Simple pleasures

Life is a sequence of experiences. The ones I’ve treasured most have been ones that I’ve shared, with people, with family and …