Category: Photography

May the Day go well

And first off Tess Taylor’s “May Day” poem… They go, the early flags, the gory maples—so too the daffodils & Lenten roses.Other petals swirl & nights warm. Buds thicken and cast shadows:in a thunderstormI almost forget the ice that was. Narcissi suckle watery paths;meadows…

The oaks have it

With plenty of opportunity to check out some weatherlore I went looking for the rate of Spring foliation in oak trees (Quercus robur) and Ash (Fraxinus excelsior. First up was the small grove of Oaks – I’d like to have got closer but it…

Single file

I often wonder how ancient are these footpaths that traverse the arable fields and speculate on them being all that’s left of public rights of way after the 18th and 19th century Enclosure Acts stole so much from us peasants! ‘Use them or lose…