Tag: field

POM August 2019

The harvest has been gathered in and by the looks of it just in time before yet another wet and overcast August day. On occasions the temperatures have been stifling but in the midst of all these extremes I have been thankful for some…

The harvester

Not trespassing but taking a public footpath that cuts through the wheat field. Time enough to stop and check if the wheat is ready to harvest – a lesson that may come in handy if farming were to be his future. Making tracks again…

Knee deep in wheat

…and nothing else. After reading John Lewis-Stempel’s “The Running Hare” (an environmentalist’s account of field restoration) I always keep a look and listen-out for wildlife in agricultural acreages. This one was devoid of wildflowers, no birds sang, a desultory crow flew over but one…