Along the river bank under the boughs, cows graze placidly; a chiffchaff calls ...
Sweeping the Sky - Reimagining Richard Jefferies (Part 3)
There is sunshine to-day, after rain, and every lark is singing. Across the vale a broad cloud-shadow descends the hillside ... The sunshine follows—the warmer for its momentary absence.
The Hills and the Vale - 1909
A Calendar of Haiku - February
[…]It is the February summer that comes, and lasts a week or so between the January frosts and the east winds that rush through the thorns [...] Richard Jefferies - Life of the Fields 1899
Archibald Thorburn (1860 – 1935)
Archibald Thorburn (1860 – 1935) is one of Britain’s best known watercolour artists, particularly known for his pictures of birds and mammals placed in beautiful harmonious landscapes.
A Calendar of Haiku - December
An early morning walk down our lane in the December snows of last year - a Wren sings loudly from the briar by the field gate. Another churrs angrily from moss covered stones haphazardly filling a gap in the hedge ...