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Travel Theme: Blossom

Blossom hangs so heavy on the Blackthorn this Spring that it might fool some to think snow has fallen. Blackthorn is a ubiquitous small tree, common to scrubland and hedge-rows. It has long tough sharp thorns and black bark. It … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Culture

The Enclosure Acts of 16th century England changed the look of the countryside for ever. No longer were peasant farmers allowed to cultivate or graze animals on ‘common’ land; for the first time and henceforth hedges and ditches defined ownership … Continue reading

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