Tag: fields

Coquelicot

Lest we forget that before becoming the iconic Remembrance, or Flanders, flower, the common poppy was that exuberantly fertile wildflower of our cornfields and a sighting of flame red rivers running through golden corn never failed to thrill – except for farmers, who through… Continue Reading “Coquelicot”

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… Continue Reading “Single file”

Far From Mellow

If I ever go looking for my heart’s desire again, I won’t look any further than my own backyard. Because if it isn’t there, I never really lost it to begin with!” The Wizard Of Oz Just an easy walk up from my small… Continue Reading “Far From Mellow”