We recently went to explore a section of the Coquet we’d seen on the map but not visited before. It was a typical July day of high humidity and summer clouds. Lovely views down to the river and across to Holystone and Sharperton with Agrimony in swaths on the river bank.
This time of year the verge absolutely bursts with life and colour as all the wild flowers compete for space. a couple of weeks ago it was cut, but new life is already springing up. The profusion and variety is restricted by the farming systems on either side of the roads, either sheep, pasture or … Continue reading Verge project: early summer
Wandering down a track we hadn’t explored before we came on this dead tree. I’ve become quite obsessed with it.
The sunlight was catching these stones set in the river bed, the water sparkling.
Let’s be up front about this, summer is not my favourite season and definitely not my favourite time for photography. I prefer the starker forms and structures displayed at other times of the year and this seasons photos possibly reflect my lack of enthusiasm as the copse becomes overgrown and bright green!
The garden has been looking particularly good this year and the current hot spell has brought out a flush of colour. We’ve also been on hen sitting duty this week, never a chore!