Sonntag, 2. März 2014

In Bloom


ANOTHER grey and drizzly Sunday but today I managed to persuade myself that I definitely needed to go on a walk. I joined a guided walk of the local environmental group to nearby Chilton Foliat and we managed to get home before the rain really took off. On our walk I saw the first blossom-covered trees of the year and every Spring this feels like a punch in the chest (in a good way). Suddenly the air is filled with a sweet almond-y smell (almost like marzipan) and the beauty of these first blossoms is simply touching. I could not resist bringing a spray into the cottage ...

hazel catkins

favourite oak tree
cherry blossom in Chilton Foliat

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