Tag Archives: England

Snowdrops’ Message

Carpet of snowdrops at Painswick Rococo Garden, Gloucestershire, UK (2014). Snowdrops are one of the first flowers to emerge in full force at the end of winter. A few days ago I strolled through a local garden and saw clusters … Continue reading

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The English Adventure Continues…In Yorkshire

Castlestead and Scenery near Pateley Bridge, North Yorkshire, United Kingdom. Greetings from Northern England! I am happy to report that the Hubster’s and my British visas were extended for a few more years, so we decided to spend that time experiencing a … Continue reading

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Bubble-Blowing Mini Fly

A tiny fly blowing a bubble while standing on top of a tiny bud on a flowering tree. I tried to find out what kind of flowering tree and what kind of fly by looking through images on the Internet, but … Continue reading

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Lifting Fog on Kirkstone Pass

Small valley off Kirkstone Pass in the Lake District, Cumbria, United Kingdom. When my husband and I visited Cumbria in April, we took one day to drive a loop through the western and southern portions of the Lake District from … Continue reading

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A Bug’s Eye View of Bluebells

Bluebell or Wild Hyacinth in England. I really like this photo, but have wavered repeatedly about whether to post it. I finally decided that, because I still like it as much as I do, I will post it and let … Continue reading

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The Sky Is Always Blue Over England…

Near Birmingham Airport, United Kingdom. …sometimes you just can’t see it through the clouds.

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Hadrian’s Wall of Zen

Hadrian’s Wall (April 2012). Please click on the photo for a much better view. There’s a black-headed sheep between the two walls. Can you see him? This post is meant to serve a three-fold purpose: I hope you enjoy this moment of … Continue reading

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Birmingham’s Famous Frankfurt Christmas Market

Birmingham Town Hall at the edge of the Christmas Market in Victoria Square. Birmingham is the second most populous city in the United Kingdom, second only to London. However, Birmingham trumps London when it comes to Christmas markets: Birmingham hosts … Continue reading

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