Tag Archives: Spring Flowers

Bluebells close to home

Bluebells are not the easiest of Spring flowers to photograph but they are most definitely one of the Icons of the season. They create a haze of blue, and that is how they are commonly photographed – en masse. My … 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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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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Germander Speedwell

Spring has gone AWOL. We have what I suppose we should expect in April – April showers. But it is also darned cold with overnight frosts, daily rain and a keen northerly wind. The sun has beat a retreat for … Continue reading

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Easter Flowers

Easter Sunday calls for Easter Flowers. My father was a talented Church Organist, my mother sang in the Church Choir and therefore Sundays during my childhood were church-centric days. At Christmas, Easter and Harvest the church was always beautifully decorated. … Continue reading

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