Stepping out into the April sunshine on Thursday morning this week we were transported a millions miles from all talk of Brexit and elections and scandal and atrocity…
…for today only, Coleshed brings you photos of fluffy lambs*. These little fellas were at the gate looking at me and El Doggio as we drifted past. Their plaintive bleating seemed to be more about wanting food than to engage in sparkling wit and repartee.
One can imagine the local urchins giving them cute names, so in this tradition we came up with names too: Thunderbolt and Tsunami.
Onwards past our new friends and spring is really springing!
As regular readers, you both know that Coleshed loves a bit of close up nature, and today it was all the ferns lining the lanes that caught the eye. I only recently heard the term ‘fiddlehead’ ** to describe the gorgeous unfurling of the ferns tip. And the shape is totally reminiscent of the top of a violin.
And I can’t not mention the banks smothered in Ramsons creating thousands of little white star bursts…
And the fabulous Red Campion..
So go outside this weekend. Enjoy the Spring.
*shameless attempt to attract more readers.
** thank you Richard Fortey in his excellent book The Wood For The Trees