A wander round the Lake at Virginia Water

Loved the pictures.


Last weekend was grey and damp, not conducive to time spent outside, or so it seemed from inside! Once we got out and walking however, we warmed up and enjoyed our walk. We headed for Virginia Water, part of the Royal Landscape of Windsor Great Park.

Under the leaden skies there were pops of colour, interest amid the gloom.

In the Valley Gardens the camellias and azaleas were in bud, the odd bloom opened to reveal bright bold colours.

I love the fresh bright promise of the summer ahead.

Above the emergent blooms the trees still have their skeletal winter forms, revealing the shape of trunk and branches.

The bare trees also reveal colour, patterns in the bark and fungi, decorating the trees with interesting forms.

When you look closely, the trees are a whole range of colours, Browns, greens, orange, black, purple in the shadows.

On a bridge, the…

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