Posts Tagged ‘oak’

Splash or soak?

April 19, 2011 9 comments

“Oak before ash, naught but a splash; ash before oak, you’re in for a soak.”

Which is it to be? And where does it say what happens if the apple tree actually blossoms while the flowering cherry is still doing its stuff?


Gloomy days

February 21, 2011 12 comments

It’s so dull and drippy here that when I tried more photos for the ‘Can you guess what is it yet? part II’  I failed miserably to get any decent shots. When doing the close-ups I find natural light works best… the flash at such close range just whites everything out.

So here is the tree we can see from our back garden…

taken in colour, believe it or not. Read more…

Country side sayings

April 26, 2010 37 comments

In these parts they say if the ash is out before the oak, we’re in for a soak and if the oak is out before the ash, we’re in for a splash. Read more…