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Wordless Wednesday – Sunrise over Wimpole’s South Avenue

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(Not) In a Vase on Monday – Leaf kebab anyone?

This morning, on my dog walk, I was admiring the beautiful red stems being revealed on the lime trees as the leaves fall, so I snapped off a few (don’t panic, they flail them every year anyway, so I am … Continue reading

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Back to Bare Bones

Say goodbye to those remaining tawny and copper leaves as they are whisked off the trees by storm Abigail. In fact strong winds last weekend have already lightened the load considerably, revealing the bare bones of many of the local … Continue reading

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Universal leaf break …

It feels as though everything has committed to spring now. The trees in particular are edging towards various shades of greenness. The elder leaf is well out and some of the trees are even showing emerging flower clusters. Hawthorn has … Continue reading

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Taking the long approach to Wimpole Hall

It is such an arresting view when you approach Wimpole Hall from the south: A wide open space focussed on the house by maturing parallel avenues of trees. The irony is that most people see this view (if at all) … Continue reading

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