Tag: spring

I think I like this one. It’s not an AMAZING photo, but it’s interesting. I’m not quite sure why the depth of field is quite so shallow… might be because there was a lot of reflected light into the camera. Anyway, if you know your foliage, you’ll be able to identify this is a honeysuckle plant! It’s a long way off budding though, as they don’t usually flower for another few months. The leaves are usually a rather dull red…

Gah, that was way too poetic… Well, perhaps if I just leave poetry in the titles, and not in the actual entries… Anyway, another photo, of some daffodils in the wrought iron window boxes that we have here on our estate (the blue blur is some kind of thermometer on the wall, I think… but I’m not sure! That’s the magic of macro shots and forced depth of field:  ‘Guess that blur?!’) It also might be the last time I…

<Insert all sorts of poetic stuff about how life is cyclic, and how the seasons perfectly represent human life, etc., etc.> Once Spring hits England, all hell breaks loose and everything goes a truly fantastic, citrusy shade of green for a few months. The winter months (basically, October through April…) on the other hand are rather dull. As you’ve seen from my photos of Sussex, the most excitement we see is the occasional frost or, if we’re very lucky, some…