Tuesday, May 09, 2006

OUT & ABOUT AROUND MY VILLAGE

The weather has been brilliant in recent days, which makes it such a pleasure to get out and about, enjoying everything at its very best during this wonderful month when grass is never greener, trees never fresher and the flowers never prettier. Colours abound right now, from the glorious golden gorse that covers the lower slopes of the mountains to the delicate spring blossom and the carpets of bluebells in hedgerows, thickets and copse.






















17 comments:

Alice said...

Marion - you certainly know how to tug at the heartstrings. I keep enlarging each of your photos and thinking how much I'd love to be there. I would never tire of looking at those mountains. Nor will I ever tire of seeing the views in and around your village. Please keep snapping and posting.

Sue said...

Breathtakingly beautiful! Living in such a place would be like a year round vacation...
:-)

Terri said...

Marion, I agree with Alice! Every time I see your pictures from Wales, I want to move there! Absolutely beautiful!

mrspao said...

Marion, I am just so taken with that photo of the lamb. Your photos are so brilliant!

It's a FLIP-FLOP World said...

So nice to see another country. Living here in the USA is wonderful but still it is great to see another country too. I am getting ready to fly up to my parents home in Illinois this next Tuesday. They are selling and moving to Arizona which is on the West Coast. I am going to help them pack and then come back here to Georgia. I will miss my husband and home here but I know they are needing help. Again, thanks for sharing your pictures..

Helmschick said...

Those pictures are so beautiful!

homemakersheart said...

OH! How I love the little one. It is so beautiful there. Thank you for sharing Marion.

Rosa said...

Oh Marion. How tranquil. I could live the rest of my days there. Utterly beautiful. It reminds me of the setting from "Last of the Summer Wine"--one of my favorite shows we get on BBC American. That's usually the only reason I watch it to see the lovely countryside. Lucky you to live it. And the lamb.....how sweet! I just want to snuggle it!

Sigrun said...

Marion, what wonderful photos, Mr. Wonderful and I seen in the moment. He said, someone is making very good photos. I feel like beeing in Wales!

Sigrun

Val said...

Hallo Marion, Ive come to your blog by way of Kerri , Alice etc. What wonderful images, I shall enjoy scrolling back through your archive. Isnt it a wonderful spring this year?

Bhamini said...

Exquisite pictures redolent of all that is no longer than in most parts of the world. God bless you.
I spent two months in Wales a couple of years back and have carried back its painful beauty to India with me.

Sharon K said...

What a beautiful walk you took us on. Thanks for the pictures of your wonderful country.

Carol said...

Oh what a beautiful landscape! It's breathtaking! I like to visit one day! And the little lamb is such a sweetie pie! Thanks for sharing those fab photos Marion I really enjoyed looking at them!

Kerri said...

Absolutely beautiful photos of the countryside Marion. Makes me want to come straight over for a visit. Whales is such a picturesque place. Did I tell you my mother-in-law's family came from Whales? She made two trips with her daughter, Rita, in recent years before she passed away almost 3 years ago.
The greens are so vibrant! Everything is beautiful about spring, isn't it? Makes one feel very much alive!

Marsha said...

Oh my...what a beautiful place. Thanks for the nice note you left on my blog.

Maggie Ann said...

Your pictures are just gorgeous!!

Jacran Cottage said...

What stunning, but familiar, scenery!! I just love little villages like that, and I've seen a few in North Wales that were like stepping back in time. The lamb is just adorable and the stone bridge is beautiful! Thanks for posting these photos.

Jackie in ON