Category Landscape

Flowers in March in Britain

Over the years Britain’s Royal Mail has released many different illustrations on their postage stamps – and on Wednesday 21st March 1979 the ‘pictures’ were of Flowers.  These stamps had been designed by Peter Newcombe – a highly regarded artist that sadly passed away in 1991.  Here, in 1979, each stamp tells a story: Because […]

Hedgerows preparing for Spring

This week’s post is rather different from all those I have posted in the past – it’s to do with ‘Hedgerows’!  Here in Britain the hedge laying season runs from September 1st to the end of February so, as you read this, the season is almost over. In the post of 15th January last I […]