You may or may not blame climate change, but over the past several years weather has become unpredictable. Instead of four distinct seasons, we are moving towards sharp contrasts. It may be hot one week and freezing the next. Despite the late-spring gloom, these blossoms inspire people to hope that temperatures will leap as last year.
“… When all at once I saw a crowd,
A host, of golden daffodils”
This is Cambridge – wrapped in greenery and blossoms, full of wildlife and very village-like, although it has been urban and academic since the Middle Ages. This time I stayed at the edge of the town, close to Churchill College.