Winter Ebbs Away And Spring Rushes In
The emerging growth of the hedgerows are so vibrant and fresh it lifts the spirits and we become more attuned to the wonders of nature and the growing season ahead.
Everyday Louis joins me on my country walks but it is exceptionally rare that he will sit still long enough to have his photo taken. He is restless - always on the go, investigating, sniffing, hunting and doing what spaniels do best of all: giving pleasure to those who care for them.
Salix, or better known as pussy willow alongside the canal.
This splendid magnolia always puts on a tremendous show in the spring. Sadly last year whilst in full bloom we had a cold snap that scorched all of the flowers leaving it looking very sorry for itself.