This month I’ve been...

Country Walking Magazine (UK) - - Contents -

1 Some­where I haven’t for 30+ years – Brimham Rocks in Nid­derdale. Even bet­ter than I re­mem­ber. 2 Stop­ping roughly 28 times a mile to take a photo of a tree. 3 Learn­ing what this is: a ‘robin’s pin cush­ion’ – a harm­less growth on a wild rose caused by a tiny gall wasp bury­ing its eggs in one of the plant’s buds. It makes the plant grow a woody, mossy cham­ber in which the re­sult­ing grubs will safely over­win­ter.

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