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5/5 Philip Hoare describes seeing many animals while walking at the water's edge in Sholing.
4/5 Kirsty Gunn describes the start of spring on a walk in Sutherland.
3/5 John Walsh recalls his observations on an early spring walk near a village called Steep.
2/5 Ross Raisin observes the onset of spring in the Yorkshire wolds.
1/5 Michele Roberts walks through Poznan and is reminded of Persephone, goddess of spring.