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I was a bit worried that after the narcissus had ran out of steam, there was going to be a bit of a flower gap in my small patch. There were a couple of lunaria, but that was it. One night's worth of rain and I'm no longer worried. 1/
The jack in the green and the cow parsley are suddenly a froth of green and white, the rosemary is now flowering hard, the nascent buds of the Labrador Tea have committed to bursting open, two out of three apple trees are in blossom, 2/
The aquilegia are all throwing up their flowering stalks, and the snakeshead fritillaries, which had been looking pretty dried out, are once again nodding fulsomely in the breeze. The #AprilShowers are so crucial to any patch of land and flower. 3/
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... sometimes solving one problem begets another. #Igbo culture most laudably seems to be pushed by those in diaspora, as seen on the social media. However, 90% of what is shown is mainly #masquerading and #dances. Very beautiful. Moreover, there is need to emphasis other aspects
Like marriage, farming, food, poetry, arts & crafts, industry, commerce, architecture etc. There has been a great awakening; most nostalgia and sometimes, a relapse because one can't compete with global trends. Idolatry is on the increase pitched unto 'say' Omenala, our #culture.
African Traditional #Religion (ATR) especially as practiced by ndi Igbo was just a tip of the iceberg about their culture. It was the culture of a typical Igbo person not to go hungry, as such manliness, was measured by the number of yam tubers one had in his barn and other #farm
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