Tag Archives: Wild Flowers

A Little Village with Big Connections

Shotesham… … a village of 562 souls, 5 miles south of Norwich, has connections, contemporary and historical, social, political and royal—and that’s where I was heading when I got off the bus at Upper Stoke, a couple of weeks past. … Continue reading

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The Stinging Nettle

In answer to why is the Dead Nettle called ‘Dead’: because unlike the Stinging Nettle, it doesn’t sting . . . and here’s a photo of the stinging variety. Entirely different flowers.  

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Painterly Poppies

I spied these poppies, a red island in a sea of ripening grain. Must snap, I thought; must have. But they were beyond the range of my kit lens. And so . . . a ‘painterly picture’

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Pretty In Pink

 (and in purple, and in the wind, too.)  

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From Heath to Fen to Broad

Continuing the series of Broads’ posts: An easy and enjoyable, 10 mile, walk through varied terrain, beginning on the acidic sandy soils ENE of Norwich through to the miry fens and the Broads that nestle amongst the marshes along the … Continue reading

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Down Amongst the Woodland Fairies

In April Flowers the flowers were large enough to be easily seen. Yet many a woodland plant has flowers small, that are often tucked away amongst the general foliage . . . So next time you’re out walking . . … Continue reading

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April Flowers

Spring seems to have come early this year. Everywhere, flowers not usually in bloom till May are putting forth their colourful blossoms. Here are a few seen on my walks this month . . .

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