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Extended spells of sunshine in recent days have encouraged an early display of snowdrops beside the bridle path.
Spring has arrived and there is no shortage of colour in the flower borders. The photos below were taken in my garden earlier this week.
The extended spell of mild weather has encouraged an unusually early display of Spring flowers’
It is fascinating at this time to watch, day by day, the fronds of ferns slowly unfurl and the blades of the young leaves take shape. The circular shape at the end of the frond figures prominently in Maori art. It is known to the Maoris as a koru and symbolises new life, growth, strength and peace. (See examples of koru art on https://www.pinterest.co.uk/jocoxhead/koru-art/?lp=true)
The joyfu; explosion of colourr and texture, vitality and energy, confirm the arrival of Spring. Too often we pass such a sight without a second thought – and yet there is so much happening!
These photographs were taken from my doorstep yesterday morning. The occasion was enhanced by the early Spring sunshine. I was more fortunate than Robert Browning – I was there, not abroad!