Category Archives: Spring

Re-interpreting Bluebells

The Bluebell season is in full swing in the UK (and very late) but apart from the briefest of visits to a local site to check on their status, I have yet to take a single meaningful image due to … Continue reading

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The Unfurling of Leaves

The Wisteria on our doorstep is being exceptionally cautious this Spring.  It has been on the cusp of flowering for several days now and yet seems reluctant to commit itself to full bloom. However, the little leaflets, soon to be … Continue reading

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Germander Speedwell

Of all the pretty little flowers that bloom in the Spring this is one of my favourites: Germander Speedwell (Veronica Chamaedrys) also known as Bird’s Eye Speedwell. It’s a tiny flower with flower heads of up to just 4mm across. … Continue reading

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Apple Blossom

Of all the fruit blossom that we are lucky to have in our garden, Apple blossom is the prettiest. Plum blossom invariably comes out first – sometimes it’s the Golden Plum that is the first to brave the weather as … Continue reading

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Luminance

The Biggest Light Bulb in our sky is lighting up Spring. Walk, with the Sun behind you, along a Hedgerow, into a Wood, along a tree-lined street. Then turn around and re-trace your steps, walking directly towards the Sun. The … Continue reading

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And Finally…

Finally we have blossom. A full month late compared to previous years. I spotted the first five individual flowers on one of our Golden Plum trees two days ago, 23 April. By yesterday the number had quadrupled. Other trees are … Continue reading

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An Easter Flower

Apart from the obvious religious associations, Easter is most commonly connected with two things: Chocolate and Flowers. The chocolate has been eaten but a flower lives on. This one was safely inside as a table decoration. Happy Easter Holiday to … Continue reading

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One Day in March

March is a capricious month. The well known saying that March ‘comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb’, says it all. You never quite know what you are going to get this month. But March 2013 … Continue reading

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Crummock Water

It’s been a grim few days for very many people in the UK with a series of low pressure systems sweeping in from the Atlantic, deluging the South West, Wales and the North of England particularly. Few low-lying areas of … Continue reading

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Hunting down those Fields of Gold

Sometimes life as a photographer can be exasperating; but ultimately rewarding if you stick to your task. The task being, in this case, finding a few more Fields of Gold (Oilseeed Rape – Brassica Napus) worth photographing before the season … Continue reading

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