No more shells for the time being, but thankyou for your interest.
I thought of making these a puzzle for you.....what is it? But then I thought it was far too obvious.
My other thought was that it might be ideal for Saturday Shadows because, after all, it's the shadow that tells the time
The walled rose garden at Mottisfont is a hidden gem, bursting with colour all summer long. Graham Stuart Thomas created a home here for the National Collection of old-fashioned roses, which flower in a spectacular display.
Here you will find the armillary sphere sundial. This type of sundial resembles a miniature Earth made from bands of metal. The gnomon is a rod that represents the earth’s axis, and the bands include representation of the equator and celestial horizon.
The arrow has to point to the sun high at noon (degree of latitute), the shadow of the sun it makes on the ring tells the time.
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