And the Winner Is…

7th May 2015; Election Day. I am work until the evening, so I am scheduling this post in case I succumb to addictive election television coverage. Apparently the constituency where I live is one of the ones to watch.
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This Green and Pleasant Land

Shakespeare’s line

Rough winds do shake the darling buds of May

might have been written for today. Perfect for drying the washing, but otherwise a bit blowy.

But it was William Blake’s

green and pleasant land

we enjoyed East over the weekend.

Despite a notable lack of rain over the last few weeks, the fields are lush, and every lane, every hedgerow is bursting with life and colour.


East Anglia’s flat landscape and big skies are made more dramaitic on windy days, and even small rises in the ground give views for miles. Continue reading