Through the Gateway

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Isaac Newton by Eduardo Paolozzi,  British Library,  London,  March 2016

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A colourful note:  this shade appeared anonymously in 1992 as part of the public naming competition, and was named tumbleweed by winner Julee Robinson, aged 33.

Tumbleweed is a part of several different plant species: it is the part that once dry gets blown away from the rest and tumbles down the street.  This winter, it has made the news headlines in a number of places, including Albuquerque (USA) and Victoria (Australia), where the dry windy weather has built the tumbleweed into barriers up against house walls.

 

aDSC_0636_ppCopyright Debbie Smyth, 15 April 2016

 

 

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