Common poppy (Papaver rhoeas). Simple but lovely. Salisbury Plain, Wiltshire. There can never be too many poppies.
It has been a long time since I took you on a walk through this pleasant land-almost last year if I recall. So pull on your boots and we will go to the south of the county, not far from the cathedral city of Salisbury, and walk the chalk hills for the day. You might … More chalk downs and trout streams
One of our favourite walks takes us on the ridge above the beautiful River Wye, down to the little town of Tintern with its ruined medieval Abbey, to the Cherry Tree Inn for lunch and back through farmland to our starting point. On Sunday morning we left the tools behind, preferring a walk to this … More The silvery stream