Tag: summer

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”

Isolation #7

We may not be allowed to go out and mingle but today at least the sun is not only shining but giving us some heat, and drawing us out to sit in the garden and/or potter with planting. I’ve sown assorted sizes of Tropaeolum… Continue Reading “Isolation #7”