British Blues

by bavaria on April 23, 2014

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There’s a little corner of my green and pleasant land that’s a completely different shade at the moment…

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It’s easy to see this spectacle for yourself too – just find some woodland, follow the sweet and heady perfume (which is a good indicator that you have found the ancient native species by the way- the Spanish version has no smell!), and you will find British bluebell season well and truly in full bloom.  This is definitely one of my favourite times of year at home – which is where we spent Easter if you think I have been a little quiet of late!…

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These carpets of blue change colour by the minute –  depending on the light and the time of day you visit them, but one thing doesn’t change (and probably hasn’t over centuries), the generations of families that turn out to pay homage to these beautiful flowers, ours included…

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Ps.   Some of you might recognise the first picture, I took it three years ago when we were visiting from Copenhagen, and it’s still my favourite of my bluebell picture collection!

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