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A Walk in the English Countryside

As a long-time lover of mountainous landscapes, I fear I’ve given short shrift to their flatter cousins. I’m more well rounded now that I’ve taken several spring walks around Wrabness, a village along the River Stour in… 52 more words


Rhododendron cinnabarinum at Emmetts Garden - pendant, deep, warm shades of orange

I saw this rhododendron right at the top of the bluebell wood in Emmetts Garden, a National Trust property just outside Sevenoaks in Kent and noted the pendant habit of the flowers and of course, the warm, deep shades of orange, both setting this apart as a rather special rhododendron. 1,063 more words

Spring Garden

Colours of the Countryside

It was far to beautiful an evening to just go home, so I detoured via my local wood, which proved itself an inspired idea.

There was blue and yellow. 6 more words


Bluebell heaven

Bluebells fully out. Certainly earlier than last year.  Halfway across the wood there is a definite demarcation.  Different soil type, moisture content – who knows.


In bluebells woods

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Day 4 / 16 – Photo in a different location every day challenge
Location 4: Ladybank Wood, Derbyshire, UK

Perhaps a little bit too early for bluebells ‘properly’, but they sure are out in force. 90 more words


Bluebells in Ghost Wood...

These photos were taken  in Ghost Wood on  Tuesday 15th April 2014.

While I was in the woods I bumped into several responsible dog owners (poopi bags with them) who all commented on how beautiful the woods looked with all of the bluebells and how wonderful the scent was.