Tag: summer

late Summer

Changing the words of a poem right round (I chose Gurney’s ‘Early Winter’) as Lisa challenges us to flip the script and play ‘The Opposite Game’

Roche Abbey: Of trees & stone

Since I’d already visited the ruins of Roche Abbey last year, my daughter and I took a walk around the perimeter, enjoying sights of water and woodland and wildflowers (documented in this previous post). Once within sight of the abbey itself, the camera angles… Continue Reading “Roche Abbey: Of trees & stone”

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”