Out & About …

… on the North York Moors, or wherever I happen to be.

Day: 7 April 2022

  • Lenten Lillies by the Leven

    Lenten Lillies by the Leven

    Lenten Lily is a Yorkshire name for the daffodil, the wild English variety, although I guess these are a cultivated variety. Daffs are poisonous, nevertheless they have been used throughout the centuries for medicinal purposes particularly as a cure for cancer. Hippocrates himself recommended a pessary prepared from daffodils for tumours of the womb. In […]