It is amazing what a lift natural colour can do for our well being, a glance out of the window whilst busy in the office and seeing flowers coming into bloom can give anyone a brief lift and help them through the working day.
Even better is a walk in the evening, in my case pass a field of dandelions and another full of buttercups, both primarily yellow but mixed with green and and a blue sky with some white clouds subtly different.
Up on the moors near my home yesterday I came across masses of what could be described as green stalks with fluffy white balls on top, I took some pictures and put one on Twitter asking what it was, in less than ten minutes I had ten answers, all the same and one even giving the Latin name as well, such an incredible amount of knowledge out there and shared immediately.
Thank you to all of you for responding so promptly and knowledgeably and telling me that is common cottongrass of the genus Eriophorum and is really a sedge rather than a grass!
Dandelion with visitor.
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Talking of speckled woods it is absolutely wonderful to walk through woods when the sun is out, the sun shining through gaps in the leaves and through the leaves making them translucent and dappling the ground below in patches of shade and sunlight
Colour is an essential part of our lives and I am always amazed at the shades and hues of every colour that you can see just by going for a walk down the road or preferably through a meadow or woodland or just your own garden.
Go out and enjoy the Spring, sadly it is never long enough.
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