Apologies to any one who clicked on my last post and found nothing.
I was trying to repost a fantastic article from the Guardian news paper about the evolution of flowers. This is a link to allow you to read it for yourself.
Mother of all blooms: is this what the last common ancestor of flowers looked like?
I never ceased to be astonished by the variety and beauty of flowers, which I think is actually a very deep seated human acknowledgement of their absolute centrality to human existence. They are not just pretty – they give us life!
To prevent further pontification, here is a picture of one of my garden ornaments contemplating a bat dropping on the bathroom window sill.