Prophylactic self-isolation for treasures and “treasures” in Nature exploration. Day 103rd.

I was ready to start cleaning Nature’s spot from garbage as usual, but saw that: a thin spider network, covered with the drops of morning dew…and I felt like being a part of Nature, like touching the secret of its intimacy…

Spider network in a morning dew

Later on, I noticed and other secrets of Nature…Yes, she, mother Nature, is still ashamed to demonstrate the things which she has allowed to be thrown to her face…

Find a cup…

Photos by Dr. A. Palatronis on

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Prophylactic self-isolation for folk wisdom appreciation. Day 95th.

Photo by Carmen


(Kachou Fuugetsu)

Literally: Flower, Bird, Wind, Moon

Swallow in the wind arms. Photo by Carmen on

Meaning: Experience the beauties of nature, and in doing so learn about yourself


Japanese Sayings and Proverbs, available online:

Many thanks for Carmen who shared the beautiful photo of the “Swallow in the wind arms”

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Prophylactic self-isolation for rose appreciation. Day 86th.

The man lived long ago but still here in a shape of rose

Rose “Atrhur Bell” in the botanical garden, June 2020. Photo by Dr. A. Palatronis on


Rose “Arthur Bell” was bred by Sam Mcgredy in Northern Ireland in 1964. The new cultivar was named for the Scottish whisky manufacturer, Arthur Kinmond Bell (1868-1942).

However, the name Arthur Bell, could refer to more persons:

Arthur Bell may refer to:

  • Arthur Bell (martyr) (1590–1643), Franciscan and English martyr
  • Arthur Bell (distiller), (1825–1900) founded Bell’s whisky brand
  • Arthur Bell (cricketer) (1869-1946), New Zealand cricketer
  • Arthur Bell (engineer) (1856–1943), New Zealand engineer
  • Arthur Bell (footballer) (1882–1923), English footballer
  • Arthur Hornbui Bell (1891–1973), Grand Dragon of the Ku Klux Klan in New Jersey
  • Arthur Bell (rower) (1899–1963), Canadian Olympic rower
  • Arthur Bell (journalist) (1939–1984), American journalist, author and LGBT rights activist
  • Arthur Kinmond Bell (1868–1942), Scottish distiller and philanthropist
  • Professor Ernest Arthur Bell (1926–2006), Director of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew from 1981 to 1988


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