Sunday, May 01, 2016

Jesus, a primitivist stone crucifix


This one is on a crossroads between Chaulieu and Frésne-Poret.




Saturday, February 27, 2016

Plum in Blossom.


It's only February, and the plum (or gage?) at the bottom of the drive has sprung into blossom.

Daffodils are bang on time — just before St.David's Day.








Thursday, February 25, 2016

Snowdrops 2016

Midlle of February. Snowdrops everywhere.



Friday, February 12, 2016

The Thaw.


More snow in Normandy, and another close-up of it slowly melting on a wooden bench.


See also another "Thaw" composition on my "Reading Art" blog.

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

White on white. Winter.


A frosty morning, followed by snowing, or pretending to snow today. Hopeless! The sun has come out, time for a dog walk.

These pictures are from mid-January, when it snowed seriously for a few days.

Near Chaulieu, South Manche.



Saturday, February 06, 2016

The Rot.


An oak felled in winter showed it was already rotting. How sad. And makes you think that even the mighty and big may bear the rot hidden inside.


In winter the farmers busy themselves with cutting down trees and trimming hedges. This is a piece of the winter carnage at a nearby village of Pont d'Egrenne.

Mid January, snow. 


Thursday, January 28, 2016

Basketful of Cones.


In winter, around Christmas time and onwards, the firs that grow by my gate shed loads of cones. When there's too many of them, I sigh and pick them. For the fire. They burn quickly and give the fire a full, slightly dizzying flavour.





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