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Take on Nature: Grasshoppers beware – there's a time for work and a time for play

Stephen Colton
LIKE many, I’m sure, the sight or sound of a grasshopper brings back fond memories of childhood and of times spent searching for its perfectly camouflaged frame where, in the words of Keats, it ‘rests at ease beneath some pleasant weed’. I was fortunate one sunny day last month to have seen one in the grounds of our parish church, as it hopped out into the open in front of me.

Take on Nature: Salmon knowledge can teach us much

Tony Bailie
SWIMMING for hundreds of miles through churning oceans, up and over cascading waterfalls and against the current in roaring rivers, an adult salmon will sniff its way back to its birthplace.

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