Tagged: England

Wood Anemones - Park Wood, Somerset, UK. ID JB_3198

Awakening Stars

Early morning before sunrise at Park Wood near Wells in Somerset.  A pair of roe deer tip-toe around the edge of the woodland nibbling at the long grass.  This was as close as I...

Snowdrops at the Church of St Nicholas - Henstridge, Somerset, UK. ID JB_1309

Snowdrops at Henstridge

I recently popped over to the church at Henstridge in South Somerset on the hunt for churchyard snowdrops.  I work nearby but shamefully this was the first time I had visited the church. It...

Snowdrops in the Bishops Palace - Wells, Somerset, UK. ID JB_0379

Bishop’s Snowdrops

Each year I make a visit to the Bishop’s Palace in Wells.  This is a beautiful place to visit, and you can return all year on the same ticket.  What’s not to like!  They...

Primroses on the Rampart Bank - Bishops Palace, Wells, Somerset, UK. ID JB_7164

Spring at the Palace

A swan welcomes the start of spring at the Bishop’s Palace in Wells.  Wells is a tiny city at the heart of Somerset with a big history.  The Bishop’s Palace also has a living...

Primroses - Christ Church, Theale, Somerset, UK. ID JB_7549

Cold Snap

In the middle of a springtime we are hit by a cold snap and the early morning temperature drop back down below zero.  I love these cold mornings, lots of mist and frost.  Two...

Primroses - Christ Church, Henton, Somerset, UK. ID JB_6810

Henton Churchyard

Many churches are allowing a corner of their churchyards go wild.  Wilder churches are leaving a small patch for nature.  Henton is a small village in Somerset, and it has been giving nature a...

Lynchcombe Lookout - Mendip Hills, Somerset, UK. ID JB1_8225

Lynchcombe Lookout

The Lookout Outside the immediate area around your home and work there can be few places that you have visited hundreds of times.  For me the Lynchcombe lookout is one of those places. As...

Remembrance Poppies - Church of St Mary - Abbas and Templecombe, Somerset, UK. ID 826_2564

Templecombe Poppies

This Sunday marks 100 years since the Armistice was signed in November 1918, bringing an end to the First World War.  On Remembrance Sunday 11 November 2018, people around Somerset will be reflecting on the lives...

Hadspen Frost - Nr Castle Cary, Somerset, UK. ID 826_2327

Hadspen

Having been working in Death Valley for a while – a place with the record for the hottest day on earth – today I was back in England where winter temperatures are nearly 40 degrees lower! Hadspen Near Castle...