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Wood Anemones - Park Wood, Wells, Somerset, UK.

Early Stars

The early stars of spring are the flowers of Wood Anemones in the woods of Somerset.  The flowers form carpets of stars across the woodland floor. Wood Anemones Wood Anemones (Anemone nemorosa) shy away...

Primroses - Christ Church, Henton, Somerset, UK. ID 810_2001

Henton Spring

The small mill-stream village of Henton lies along the Axe valley west of Wookey and the City of Wells. It sits below the low ridge of Callow Hill from which you can look across...

St Cuthberts Daffodils

St Cuthbert’s of Wells is the largest church in Somerset. It is so big, and has such a good position in the centre of the city, that many visitors think its the Cathedral.  Early spring each year lines of daffodils fill the church yard....

First Primroses - Lynchcombe, Somerset, UK. ID 810_1534

Lynchcombe Steps

One of the first signs of spiring on Lynchcombe nature reserve is the appearance of the first primroses. Today was a day of spring flowers and spring rain. Dark Clouds Dark clouds lurk behind the...

Spring Flowers

Spring has sprung across Somerset. Flowers are blooming along roadside verges, gardens, parks and nature reserves. Bratton Seymour As we approach the spring equinox I am reminded of the church at Bratton Seymour.  On...

Wells Cathedral Green Orange and Pink - Wells, Somerset, UK. ID 810_1330

Wells Cathedral

Today.  Awake and up at 5:50am.  Out the door to get to work by 7am.  Driving to work.  Saw the sky.  Needed a silhouette.  Chose Wells Cathedral.  Parked the car.  Took some pictures.  Back...

Sky on Fire - Shepton Mallet, Somerset, UK. ID 810_1296

Sunrise Drive

We are all drawn to a beautiful sunrise when the sky is flooded in a stunning reds, oranges or pinks and purples. Driving through Shepton Mallet on the way to work the sky started to...

Snowdrops - Holton, Somerset, UK. ID 809_0834

Holton Snowdrops

Snowdrops mark the beginning of the end of winter and signal that spring is around the corner.  This year I missed a number of opportunities to photograph snowdrops in Somerset’s valleys.  So I have...

Oak Tree Garden Products - Somerset, UK. ID DSC_0822

Rocks Drove

If you follow Wilderness Drove from the eastern entrance to Ham Wall you reach Rock’s Drove.  Together these droves form a U-shaped protrusion into the Avalon Marshes. I like this short curious route and have cycled...

Starlings Flock - Shapwick Heath, Somerset, UK. ID 809_0993

Starling Trail

On Wednesday I watched the starlings at Shapwick Heath on my own apart from a couple of visitors which I persuaded to follow me down the track. On Thursday I shared the starlings with a dozen...