It’s fern unfurling time! Inspired by the Weekly Photo Challenge: Awakening.
As I walk, I feel in harmony with nature. The ebb and flow of the seasons, the emergence of each sign of spring’s arrival. I am part of the place, the time, the growth. The brief interruption by the need to become a temporary shepherdess strengthens the feeling as the ewes and lambs obey myContinue reading “Harmony of Nature”
It’s the time of year for the annual Fern unfurling, which I love. As I walk through the woods I look out for them emerging from the warming spring earth. This one has got a bit further than the others, and reminds me of an elephant! Inspired by the Weekly Photo Challenge: Earth.
Back in June I was finding tiny grasshoppers among the chaos of grass stems. I remember that joyful feeling of walking along and seeing tiny creatures springing about, then getting down close to the ground and seeing so many tiny hoppers peeking out at me from various stems. More recently I’ve enjoyed photographing the chaosContinue reading “Among Nature’s Chaos”
Down in the woods, life is emerging, uncurling, unfurling, as ferns gradually unwind from the warming earth. Inspired by the Weekly Photo Challenge: Earth.
On Saturday I had a brief wander down by the river near my daughter’s riding school as I was a bit early to pick her up. It may not be entirely obvious that I was by a river as I neglected to take any photos of the actual river but never mind! As it wasContinue reading “Down by the River”
I am very fond of ferns. There’s something about them when they’re unfurling that catches my eye every time and I have to stop and take a photo. These are some of my better shots (there are many more!) which range from the unfurling shots back in May to half-unfurled which I think were inContinue reading “Unfurled Ferns”