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Sunshine and Flowers

Summer has arrived – at last – in Swaledale and Arkengarthdale.

Here is a view of Arkengarthdale, including St. Mary’s Church, which was published in the DailyMail Online:

After a cold and wet spring delayed the buttercups blooming, the recent hot weather has brought them out, turning the rolling meadows near Langthwaite in the Yorkshire Dales into a sea of yellow

The winter was so long that the seasons have got muddled and all the wildflowers have come up at once – the bluebells, daffodils and buttercups have arrived together. The result is a spectacular display in the meadows.

Here is a link to the news article that the picture came from: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2338970/For-change-yellow-peril-rapeseed-keeping-country-colourful-Bumper-crop-buttercups-late-start-summer.html

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