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Lacy Umbrellas

The many wildflowers of the umbellifer family that grace our English countryside are seldom easy to tell apart (except for hemlock and hogweed). Here … I think it’s Cow Parsley though it could be an early flowering Hedge Parsley. The … Continue reading

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One Hundred Roses

June. And the English hedgerows are threaded with roses.  I brought home over a hundred photos of the wild and delicate blushing dog-roses. Which one to show you? A difficult decision. I chose this one. And this one . . … Continue reading

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Down Below

Down below the water, beneath the bridge where once was a ford, the chalky bedrock glows. #2018picoftheweek: Looking Down The view is deceptive; the bridge is at least 10′ above the water; the water here is 4′ deep.

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This delicate blue-petalled (perennial) cornflower sparkled star-like from the hedgerow, calling to me, ‘Please take my pic’. Although a ‘garden escapee’, the Perennial Cornflower has become a naturalised wayside flower, though far from common.

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Trevor the Tractor’s Great Day Out

Tuesday-last being a bright and blistering hot day I went to the seaside. Yea, I know, I live on the coast but up a piece and around the corner there’s Cromer.  What I like most about Cromer are the tractors. … Continue reading

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On The Shelf

The way the light catches this floral arrangement, the obvious wedding overtones, the way it perches on a tiny shelf set in the church window, all suggested (tongue in cheek) ‘‘On The Shelf’ (2018picoftheweek).  

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Spring Come Late

Last year I remarked of how early the spring flowers. Bluebells, may blossom, wild apple, were all in full flower before March was out. This might happen in the Southern Counties, but not in the eastern reaches of East Anglia. … Continue reading

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