Bluebells and Rumi by Charmiene Maxwell-batten

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’TO LOVE IS HUMAN.
TO FEEL PAIN IS HUMAN.
YET TO STILL LOVE DESPITE PAIN, IS PURE ANGEL"

Rumi

This is my photo of the bluebells at Springtime in the woods of Blackbury Camp in Devon, England.
Blackbury Camp is one of many similar sites across southern Britain dating from the period known as the Iron Age (from about 800 BC to the 1st century AD). The site was excavated in the 1950s, when the finds included the remains of a hut, various trenches, a cooking pit, an oven, pottery and a hoard of over 1,000 slingstones. Parts of two rectangular structures built against the inner face of the rampart may be the remains of medieval or later buildings.

The Iron Age pottery that was found is simple and made from the local Greensand clays. It is most likely that settlements like Blackbury were the defended homesteads of the wealthier members of society: the inner enclosure would have been the area where the owner and family lived, while the outer enclosure was probably designed to protect the homestead pastures and watering places.

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A self-taught, passionate photographer and writer – I love capturing beauty through the eyes of a camera. I have self-published 13 books, all non-fiction except one. My books are real life human interest topics that I feel are worthy of reflection.

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Comments

  • cherylc1
    cherylc1about 3 years ago

    Awesome~ Love the quote!

  • thnkyou so much Cheryl!

    – Charmiene Maxwell-batten

  • inkedsandra
    inkedsandraabout 3 years ago

    Beautiful

  • thankyou so much!!!

    – Charmiene Maxwell-batten

  • lynn carter
    lynn carterabout 3 years ago

    Wow, Beautiful did you take that here Charmiene xx

  • Thankyou so much Lynn, yes I took that photo at Blackbury Camp near Beer (Devon) – it was an early rainy morning at 7 am xx

    – Charmiene Maxwell-batten

  • RebeccaWeston
    RebeccaWestonabout 3 years ago

    Lovely Charmiene, just lovely XX
    Becca

  • thankyou so very much Becca xxxxx

    – Charmiene Maxwell-batten

  • Alessandra Antonini
    Alessandra Ant...about 3 years ago

    Beautyful Charmiene

  • thankyou so much!!

    – Charmiene Maxwell-batten

  • FelicityB
    FelicityBabout 3 years ago

    Gorgeous!

  • thankyou so much!!

    – Charmiene Maxwell-batten

  • EvaMarIza
    EvaMarIzaabout 3 years ago

    Love this:)))

  • thankyou so much!!!!

    – Charmiene Maxwell-batten

  • LisaBeth
    LisaBethabout 3 years ago

    gorgeous love the foggy view:)

  • thankyou so much Joanna!

    – Charmiene Maxwell-batten

  • naturelover
    natureloverabout 3 years ago

    Lovely words,and stunning image Charmiene

  • thankyou so mcuh Pauline!

    – Charmiene Maxwell-batten

  • Kate Adams
    Kate Adamsabout 3 years ago

    Beautiful Charmiene!! a sight that will always be with me of England

  • thankyou Kate!

    – Charmiene Maxwell-batten

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