Bamburgh Castle – photographed by Anthony Sargeant August 2018

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On a recent visit to Northumbria on the North-East coast of England, Anthony J Sargeant took this photograph of Bamburgh Castle. Built on a rocky outcrop of volcanic rock it dominates the coast.

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Flooding in Shropshire – March 31st 2018

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The previous post showed the same view from a bedroom window of the Shropshire, England, home of Anthony J Sargeant. That photograph showed the landscape following a heavy snowfall which saturated the land when it melted. Then there was heavy rain and the River Corve burst its banks flooding across the water meadows as shown in this photograph.

Snow in Shropshire, England – 8th December 2017

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Tony Sargeant took this photograph on 8th December 2017 from a bedroom window of his Shropshire, England home looking South-West up the garden towards the sheep pastures that surround the house. It was a very heavy and early snowfall and it was impossible to get out of the lane for 5 days by car. It is a very small narrow country lane to the house that does not get gritted and after the mound on which the house sits there are uphill sections of the lane in both directions. So ‘imprisoned’ – but what a prison! (see the next post when the sun came out with blue skies)

Shropshire woodland in Spring carpeted with Lesser Celandine

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Anthony Sargeant went to pick Wild Garlic along the Shropshire lane close to his home and found this woodland carpeted with the yellow star-like flowers of Lesser Celandine. A magical scene

via Shropshire woods carpeted with Lesser Celandine — Tony Anthony J Sargeant

Grape Hyacinths in my Shropshire garden

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In a corner of his Shropshire Garden, Anthony Sargeant photographed this clump of Grape Hyacinths clustered above an old stone boundary wall. (Easter Saturday – April 15th 2017) it was a fine spring day with cool breezes freshening the mind. The garden is punctuated with many bright spots of colour with Forget-me-nots and late daffodils as well as early tulips.

Westcott House in Cambridge

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A Church of England College set in the very heart of Cambridge which provides residential training for women and men seeking ordination to the Priesthood. The sign over the door was carved by Eric Gill (note his ‘signature mark’ in the bottom right corner.