Photographed at 6.31 am on the 21st March 2018. The sun is just rising over the eastern horizon beyond the water meadows that surround the River Corve. It is a wonderful sight as the rays of the Sun bring hope and brightness. It is a real privilege to live in this beautiful English countryside.
Photographed on February 25th 2018 by Anthony J Sargeant these old trees twist and turn out of the ground that banks away from the Shropshire lane close to his home. It is almost Spring but still the wind is cold and the trees starkly bare in the winter sunshine.
Early morning mist clinging to the Shropshire fields photographed by Anthony J Sargeant at 5.42am on the 27th August 2017 during his early morning bike ride along the quiet country lanes around his home. Wonderful ever changing English landscape.
This ancient oak stands at the T junction of two lanes just a little way from the Shropshire home of Anthony Sargeant. The lanes around this part of Shropshire are punctuated with old Oak trees. From time to time in high winds branches will break off but otherwise they stand solid and naturally gaunt. Just about to burst into new growth as the leaf buds open in mid-April. (yesterday when this photograph was taken it was Easter Saturday – 15th April 2017)
Ewes with the lambs were photographed by Anthony J Sargeant in the field next to his Shropshire home (2nd April 2017). The weather was glorious – a typical English Spring day, not hot, but breezy and sunny with glorious blue skies and the trees not yet in leaf although the buds are starting to swell. The sort of day that Robert Browning must have yearned when he wrote ‘Home thoughts from abroad’ – “Oh to be in England, now that April’s there”
Spring has arrived in England and the primroses are blooming all over the garden and in the hedgerows. Anthony Sargeant, Tony, took this photograph late in the afternoon of the 30th March 2017 in the garden of his Shropshire Home.
Sensational evening sky photographed from the garden of the Shropshire (UK) home of Tony Sargeant a few weeks ago. The old Oak tree silhouetted against the evening sky is part of an ancient hedgerow separating two fields where sheep graze.