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?



Pieris



Magnolia stellata



A water arum



Marsh Marigolds



Dogs' graves



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