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“Why can’t people just sit and read books and be nice to each other?”
― David Baldacci

We wandered out this evening, looking for a red Poppy field to photograph, having seen one a few nights ago. Sadly there weren’t any local (that we could find!) However we did venture to a field that I knew was red a few years ago and to our surprise, found a beautiful spread of white poppies.


The rain was on the horizon which made an interesting hue in the sky, sort of like the sunsets from a few evenings ago. There was Hail, Thunder, sunshine and rain today – a bit of everything except for snow! Rumour has it a tornado almost touched down on the Isle of Wight too…Now that would have made for some fabulous photographs!

We’re taking a break from our very hectic Wedding season, to enjoy a bit of ad hoc photography – sort of whenever and wherever. The evening sunsets are really helping us with that unplanned plan!

My blog title today is the tiniest reference to the latest political happenings in the UK… I mean seriously, the media (social media included) has just exploded the past few days with such, hate, stupid comments, scare-mongering articles and more! Why can’t everyone just sit down somewhere quietly and read a good book….even for a short while…! Enough said on that topic….

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‘Tis my faith that every flower
Enjoys the air it breathes!’
~William Wordsworth

I have to say, I am quite chuffed with today’s shots (Chuffed means pleased, Americans, check out more of our British slang here!) Mainly because the photographs were just taken with my iPhone but also because I found a white poppy field! White! I’ve never seen one before. Technically my Dad found it and told me about it, and actually I was driving straight past for work so I took the opportunity to shoot – it was beautiful. More beautiful than the photographs can ever show.





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