Posts tagged ‘bluebells’

Bluebells on the Spittles Undercliff

An impression of English sycamore woods in the spring. Blue flowers and a blue sky of subtly different colour. These lesser-known undercliffs are to the East of Lyme Regis, and this is where the old road to Charmouth used to run until it slipped away and had to be abandoned, in the mid 20th century. One can […]

Tags: , , , ; taken on Thursday, April 19th, 2012

Bluebells at Holyford Woods

One of a series of abstract impressions of a beautiful English wood at bluebell time. This can only begin to convey the joy of spending time in this magical place as dusk descends: the heady scent of the flowers, the clear song of thrushes high in the canopy, and the feel of soft leafmould under […]

Tags: , , , , ; taken on Thursday, May 20th, 2010

Breakfasting on bluebells

Unusually for me, a trip away from the West Country to the west of  Scotland. A walk after breakfast near Dornie yielded this unexpected image, of sheep cropping the grass between a drift of bluebells up the hillside – which flower much later in Scotland than back home.  The contre-jour sunlight was a bonus, picking out the […]

Tags: , , , ; taken on Monday, June 5th, 2006