Archive for February 3, 2015

The Snow cometh!

Posted: February 3, 2015 in Landscape, London, Natural History, UK
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Overnight we have had our first real snow of the winter in London and here are some photos of the garden this morning.

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As I look out on the garden and admire the beauty of the scene I spare a thought for those for whom this is not a beauty of nature but for whom snow and extreme weather is a serious risk to their lives; to those whose journies will be disrupted today.

“The fact that a cloud from a minor volcanic eruption in Iceland—a small disturbance in the complex mechanism of life on the Earth—can bring to a standstill the aerial traffic over an entire continent is a reminder of how, with all its power to transform nature, humankind remains just another species on the planet Earth.”
― Slavoj Žižek