Watching nature take its course, from the top of a hill in northern England

Milky White


The lanes are full of  the foaming flowers of cow parsley 

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and hawthorn

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As  creamy and frothy as a bucket of fresh milk, but cast aside all  romantic notions of fair skinned milk maids and check out the reality of dairy farming over at Lavenderjack


Author: uphilldowndale

Watching the rhythm of rural life, from the top of a hill in northern England. Having spent most of my life avoiding writing, I now need to do it! I am no domestic goddess, but if I were expecting visitors to my home, I would whisk round with the duster and plump up the cushions and generally make the place look presentable. I hope that by putting my words where others may see them it will encourage me to ‘tidy up and push the Hoover around’ my writing. On the other hand I may just be adding to the compost heap. Only time will tell! Pull up a chair, sit yourself down, I’ll put the kettle on.

4 thoughts on “Milky White

  1. Well done. I’ve always found trying to get the feeling of fine detail across really difficult on web images, as they are so small, but I think you’ve done a good job here.

  2. It a big cow parsley year round here too. I liked the picture of the lane. I could feel the cool.

  3. Lovely, I just wish my hawthorn had flowered this year. xx

  4. I love the first photo of the small road leading into your lovely light and green world…..

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