Sunday, March 18, 2007

Wordsworth daffodils replaced by plastic fakes

I wander'd lonely as a cloud
That floats on high o'er vales and hills,
When all at once I saw a crowd,
A host, of golden daffodils;
Beside the lake, beneath the trees,
Fluttering and dancing in the breeze ...

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

Is this a global warming story?

"Their golden blooms inspired William Wordsworth to compose his best-known poem.

"Now, two hundred years after the poet wandered lonely as a cloud, the Lakeland daffodils he made world famous are to be replaced with plastic fakes.

"The exceptionally mild winter and early spring has caused daffodils to bloom early this year, in some cases by as much as a month ..."
This London

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