The Bee Orchid

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Looking like an exotic bloom from a fairytale, the Bee Orchid (Ophrys apifera) does a brilliant job of mimicking a bumble bee. …

Sundogs

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Strictly speaking, sundogs are a daytime phenomenon, appearing while the sun is above the horizon.

Ponyo ponders…

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I wandered through the woodland shade Where dryads sing and windflowers bloom; At midnight, when the lyre-birds played, I danced …