callmemadam (callmemadam) wrote,

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...Now that April's there

Today there was a book sale at Upton House. It's not far to go and there was Blackthorn in the hedges, lambs in the fields and a haze of young green on the oak trees. The book sale was very quiet and friendly. Some people carried boxes and exchanged shy, conspiratorial smiles with other box carriers; smiles which meant, 'I am a bookaholic and so are you'. The grounds are lovely and there are some pictures after the cut.

Part of the gardens

Crab apple?


Magnolia stellata

A water arum

Marsh Marigolds

Dogs' graves

Tags: book sales, good friday, spring, upton house

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