Never Too Old - to Play Amongst Bluebells

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Small 10.7" x 8.0"
Medium 16.0" x 12.0"
Large 21.3" x 16.0"
X large 26.7" x 20.0"

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  • Superior quality silver halide prints
  • Archival quality Kodak Endura paper
  • Lustre: Professional photo paper with a fine grain pebble texture
  • Metallic: Glossy finish and metallic appearance to create images with exceptional visual interest and depth

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Artist's Description

“ARRANGING A BOWL OF FLOWERS
IN THE MORNING,
CAN GIVE A SENSE OF QUIET IN A CROWDED DAY -
LIKE WRITING A POEM,
OR SAYING A PRAYER.

Anne Morrow Lindbergh

I couldn’t resist this shot of two (elderly) ageless people dancing amongst the bluebells at Blackbury camp near Beer in Devon, England. They both looked so happy – and yes – ‘in love’. What a joyful sight that was! The bluebell wood inspired them to dance. What a special moment that was.

Blackbury camp is an ancient Iron Age site – and every spring it is carpeted with bluebells.
No wonder people feel the energy to play amongst the bluebells.

I use a LUMIX point and shoot dijital camera with a leica lens

BLUEBELLS

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Hillfort in Devon

In Prehistoric Hillforts in Devon, this one is described as’important’ and with ‘an unusual entrance’. The excavation in 1952-54 by the Devon Archaeological Society showed that the main gate had been an imposing structure.
Inside is very cool and peaceful, with a cathedral-like canopy of tall trees. The enclosing banks are still well-defined, and at the southern entrance you are still able to see the unusual layout of defensive banks. The land falls away down the slope of the hill here.

The oval enclosure of about 2 hectares now in open woodland straddles a 180m steep-sided Greensand ridge capped with clay and flints. It was defended by a substantial rampart and ditch, with one entrance facing the southern slopes; other gaps are recent. A triangular earthwork was added screening the gate – the so-called barbican entrance; it contained a central embanked passageway with a compartment on either side, probably used as stock pens.
Excavation showed that the main gate had been an imposing structure. The rounded rampart ends projected forward and were built up with flint nodules, retained by a timber palisade. Deep post-holes indicated the gate, probably with a bridge to link the ramparts. There was a second timber gateway at the entrance to the barbican. In the interior, the post-holes of a rectilinear hut were uncovered with a cooking pit nearby. Iron slag from the local limonite ores, whetstones and spindle whorls were found along with more than 1,200 sling stones. The pottery included decorated Glastonbury ware and some earlier plain Iron Age wares indicating that the fort was in use from the early 3rd century BC onwards."

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