Tag Archives: Chalk Furrows

Ploughed Up

The seasons come and the seasons go. Colour is starting to drain from the landscape as the harvest is reaped and the fields are ploughed up ready to be re-seeded. Last week we returned to Ivinghoe Beacon, our favourite ‘hill’on … Continue reading

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All that remains

In the past, fields and enclosures were relatively small, but in the drive to make farming more economical, hedgerows have been uprooted to create larger fields for easier cultivation. As a result the countryside has lost some if its intimacy … Continue reading

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Chalk Furrows

Another quick post today. An unlikely looking field for cultivation, but the farmer had ploughed this chalky field and so presumably intended to plant a crop. This is another digitized print – the image would have been taken in Dorset … Continue reading

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