Tony Grist (poliphilo) wrote,
Tony Grist
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And Now It's Raining

After a day of unseasonal heat, a heavy downpour. This weather is positively tropical.

I was up on Oldham Edge the other day and admiring the rowan berries. I read or heard the other day that the rowan- which is one of Northern England's signature trees- may be unable to cope with the change in our climate.

O the oak, and the ash, and the bonny rowan tree 
Do flourish at home in the North Countrie

But not for much longer, perhaps...
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