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Lincolnshire countryside in early July.

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A few days ago I couldn’t resist stopping off throughout my day to capture some lovely views. It only takes a minute to take in the views, but it’s very relaxing..much better therapy or “5 minutes out” than shopping in town struggling with crowds and bags!
As I’ve mentioned several times before, I have the fortune to be able to travel around chocolate box villages, lush open countryside and quiet roads! I avoid main roads and the motorway when possible.
Viewing places, gardens and open areas are usually better with the naked eye, especially when you see a beautiful cottage or meadow etc. And you click to take the pic and it’s either the wrong way round or it doesn’t fully capture the perfection you see!!!
Didn’t get the chance to take photos of the 3 young deer that shot out in front of me on the old Roman road, or the bevy of bunnies that crossed my path in one of the villages.. also stopping to let the family of geese cross over the lane to the other side!!!! Pity!!!

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Apology if you are viewing the pics upside down or round the wrong way! It’s ok on the iPad. Phone seems to have them set up with different views!

7 Jul, 2019

 

Some lovely photo’s Kate. They really capture the scene.

7 Jul, 2019

 

Lovely photos even if they are sideways or upside down on my computer. It's true that if you take a photo it never quite gives the impression that you want. A flower meadow just looks bitty on a photo, stunning in the flesh! Same seems to go for clouds and sunsets, or perhaps it's just my photo taking! Lovely wood and field views and don't you just want to explore through that gate?

7 Jul, 2019

 

I was brought up in Lincs. And I never appreciated just how beautiful parts of it are. Now, when I go back I am always drooling over the Georgian farm houses, cottages and barns with their lovely brickwork and stone. I still love my Scottish hills, but there’s a beauty to the flat open aspects too, and you have captured them well. Your pics remind me of the views around the Trent in North Lincs. Where I grew up. Thank you for sharing!

7 Jul, 2019

 

there are some lovely areas in and around the Humber aren't there. OH and I often go for a motor bike bimble in Lincs. Some wonderful pubs for lunch.

7 Jul, 2019

 

Hi everyone, thank you for your lovely comments! Thanks Amsterdam, I always try to get a good pic!
Honeysuckle, I really wanted to go a bit further up and through that gate, but, I may have heard police sirens eventually 😀
Karen, I didn’t realise you were from north Lincolnshire originally! I am over there most days. I agree about the lovely Georgian houses and buildings, the masonry and brickwork is very beautiful!
Eileen, you are so right, the Humberside region is full of really great places to explore and drive, motorbike and walk around!

7 Jul, 2019

 

As a city dweller I always love getting to those parts of England, luckily my brother is living in the Cambs fens. I always get such a feeling of history there, it's amazing to think that at one time it was one of the most heavily populated areas!
Give the free versions of Photoshop Express or the brilliant Snapseed app a go Karen. Once you've made a few adjustments & saved the new versions, the info to make things less upside down will work when you post & they're really user-friendly

7 Jul, 2019

 

Thanks Darren, I think it’s when I’m using my phone to snap some scenery etc. I’ve got Snapseed on my iPad. I’ll have to start using the iPad.
I have to agree, the fenland areas are beautiful, especially for photography and nature fans!

7 Jul, 2019

 

Or just transfer the pics to iPad? If all else fails or gets annoyingly fiddly you could always email photos as attachments to yourself. Sorry, I'm a wee bit geeky about photography...
Your pic of the moving corn made me think of Andreas Gursky's landscapes in Holland. May still be the most expensive photos ever!

7 Jul, 2019

 

Yes, went to school and lived in Gainsborough from age 4. Born in Yorkshire though! :)

7 Jul, 2019

 

Thanks Darren. The view was quite moving, literally. ☺️

9 Jul, 2019

 

Hi Karen, gosh, I was in a village just next to Gainsborough yesterday. There are some really lovely cottages and gardens around the area. I remember you saying you were born in Yorkshire. :)

9 Jul, 2019

 

Yes, some lovely villages around the town. :)

9 Jul, 2019

 

I’m out at Epworth tomorrow and then onto Scunthorpe area. Epworth is another nice place too! Hopefully it’s good weather ;)

9 Jul, 2019

 

I hope so too. Been raining all night and all day here. All my roses are ruined....sigh. Open days next week.

9 Jul, 2019

 

Muggy here, some sunshine. Rain forecast..very dull gloomy evening..
What a shame the weather has had an effect on your roses. It’s quite despairing.
You will be hoping for some fine weather! Fingers crossed.

9 Jul, 2019

 

Ugh, am past caring now tbh Kate. The weather is so totally unpredictable. I shan't open the garden again I don't think. Its just too much work and stress for potentially no visitors....if the weather is bad. I've spent two days baking and still have another four cakes to make tomorrow. Was going to do more, but I'm going to leave it at that. Once it's gone, it's gone. You never know if anyone will come.

9 Jul, 2019

 

Bless. I can imagine it’s extremely stressful. The weather has been very unpredictable as you say, all over the UK this “summer “ so far. I will keep my fingers crossed anyway. You just never know. I bet your cakes are delicious! Anyone would be happy to see your beautiful garden and have some homemade cake! X

9 Jul, 2019

 

Thanks Kate, that's kind of you. Time will tell. :)

9 Jul, 2019

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