What could be more cheerful than some images of spring flowers? Finally, we’re emerging from winter’s steely grip and……what do you mean it’s July? Well – I was busy! Here’s some photies, mostly flowers, gleaned from numerous local walks around Easter-time.
There’s a spot between Clark’s Lot and Sharp’s Lot, a gap in the limestone pavement which is completely colonised by a mass of primroses. I visited several times, but never seemed to catch it when it was sunlit. This is the best of several failed attempts to do it justice….
‘The Primrose Garden’.
Emerging whitebeam leaves.
Early Purple Orchid almost flowering.
Early Purple Orchid.
Bluebells by the undercliff.
New beech leaves – first appearance.
The roots of a fallen birch reveal the shocking white limestone pavement beneath.
One of last autumn’s apples still clinging on.
Wood sorrel leaves – very tasty, sort of citrusy.
There you go – exactly what it said on the tin.