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Tag Archives: Coombe Wood

Today was cloudy and dark, with some periods of heavy rain… I wish we could send some of those raindrops to my native California where fires are burning out of control. I offer my heartfelt prayers, of course, and am…

14 Sep 2015

Blackthorn Blossoms

A stroll through muddy Coombe Wood turned up some very welcome, albeit tiny, signs that spring is on its way.

24 Feb 2015

Ancient Holy Ground

The wind was bitter this afternoon, but it served to chase the rain away, and the beauty of the remaining clouds racing across the sky more than made up for the shivering. St. Peter’s Church stands on ancient holy ground…

28 Jan 2015

Tree Stripes

The snow that was forecast hasn’t materialized, so the woods were drenched in stripey sunlight when I went out for an afternoon walk. All was quiet, no animals stirring, no dogs out walking their humans – I had the trees…

18 Jan 2015

Wandering into Antiquity

We live on the very edge of old woodlands. Very old woodlands, in fact, once attached to a royal manor belonging to King John. The lodge is long gone, but the coppice woodland is an established and much loved part…

12 Jan 2015

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