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Slipping into Shade

   Among golden leaves Puddles of late autumn light Slip into cold shade Advertisements

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Weekly Photo Challenge – Home

This oak tree grows in a very old woodland beside my home. The wood is home to a family of old gnarled oak trees some of which date back to the 14th century. The woodland pasture is thought to have … Continue reading

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Travel Theme: Foliage

Here is my offering for the Travel Theme Challenge: Foliage These were taken last Autumn in the Birks of Aberfeldy, in Perthshire, Scotland. This is such a stunning ancient beech forest, that it has inspired lots of poets, writers and … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge (solitary)

This is a solitary Banyan tree. Despite its many trunks this is one tree, which has grown on a host tree, which it then strangles and overcomes, before going on to sprout many hanging roots, which form new trunks! The … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge (Growth)

I love the lush but delicate blossom that springs each year from the old knarled wood of this apple tree. The buds start out such a deep pink and fade into pastel as the flowers open. Each flower has the … Continue reading

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