Spiders make their webs from silk, a natural fibre made of protein.
Light southerly winds. Maximum temperature 17 °C.
This is the time of year when many plants, big and small, are producing seed for next year.
Westerly breeze. Maximum temperature 17 °C.
Light winds and feeling warm for Orkney too away from coasts. Maximum temperature 17 °C.
Orkney will cloud over later in the day with easterly winds starting to freshen. Maximum temperature 15 °C.
The Rowan is a native tree great for pollinators in the Spring with its flowers and in the Autumn red berries are a feast for birds.
Fragrant, pure white, single flowers 9cm wide open in summer and autumn
In Japan they represent good fortune as well as a righteous and noble spirit.
A Boat Beneath a Sunny Sky by Lewis Carroll, Image by Rosie Hopkins