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Brecon Beacons Landscape Photography Diary...Spring April Week 2

      With life starting to show everywhere we again return to the Skirrid Mountain . The birdsong is building the wood anemones are in flower and our patch of wild daffodils are developing nicely but there are hints and flecks of blue starting to appear so a visit to my favourite spring tree in anticipation of the bluebell show to come and to enjoy the dusk chorus


Wood Anemone ; Anemone nemorosa

Also known by several other names but one which links to anemone is wind flower and the Greek name for wind in anemos. Another name which is not so nice is Smellfox, because the leaves smell a bit like the scent of a fox. 482 more words

Ninewells Wood

Using Only The Stars

I had to navigate,

My way to you,

Using only the stars.


Quote, Unquote

Chloris introduced us to a brilliant quotation the other day: Every spring is the only spring, a perpetual astonishment (Ellis Peters). So perceptive, so true! We know spring is coming as it does reliably every year, tucked in somewhere between winter and summer, so there is no reason to be astonished by its appearance, nor by what it brings in tow. 562 more words


Tiny beauties

A sure sign of spring

Are the tiny lilac beauties (wood anemones)

Blooming in the woods.

You can’t but help feel happy

When you see their merry heads… 69 more words


Happenings in the Hallerbos

It’s almost that time of year again! It’s almost time for the wonder that is the Hallerbos (Bois de Halle or Halle Forest) in the spring, when the bluebells bloom and the forest floor is transformed into a carpet of gorgeous purple.  125 more words


This week has been full of sunshine, and while LO and I are fighting with ever-streaming noses and some impressive barking coughs, we’ve been out and about every day to enjoy that spring sunshine with some amazing walks. 200 more words