Blackthorn… if only the weather was just as glorious!
Monday 12 April 2021
It’s one of the joys of spring – and CPRE Essex’s John Bloxsome has captured the glory of blackthorn with these two delightful images of a particularly tall stand of it in our county. John tells us: “The blackthorn has been amazingly floriferous in Essex this year – and we have been having the blackthorn […] Read more >
Our Lovely Essex: blackthorn blossom and dreams of sloe gin
Tuesday 21 April 2020
Our Lovely Essex has drawn a range of images from across the county and here we present a striking shot of blackthorn blossom from Jane Elwood. We can do no better than leave the story behind it, together with a message of hope, to Jane herself… I took this photo on my dog walk during […] Read more >