Wednesday, 7 December 2016

Winter Walk

"I need a bit of nature" was what I said yesterday morning.

Col knew a walk he used to do when he worked as a bridge inspector and had to check the footbridges over a stream on the edge of Ipswich.





And the Christmassy photo for the 7th day of December..........Holly, with berries, we saw lots of bushes all round the walk

Much of the walk was on a board-walk built to go through boggy woodland, with a small river running through, then on heath land on the edge of a golf course. It was good to get away from pavements but all the way round we could still hear the traffic rushing along the A14.

Welcome to another new follower and thank you for comments yesterday.


Back Tomorrow........probably
Sue

13 comments:

  1. There is nothing like a country walk for raising the spirits! Thank you for your lovely photos and I hope you both felt better for the fresh air and stroll.
    Margaret P

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  2. I can well understand the need for a 'bit of nature'. A good country walk does wonders. I hope you enjoyed it regardless of the traffic noise. Love the photograph of the Holly. X

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  3. Lovely pictures. Country walk, fresh air, beautiful

    Julie xxxxxx

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  4. Glad to see Col is enjoying getting out in the fresh air.

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  5. Few things restore the spirits like a walk out in the countryside. Glad you were able to do this yesterday.

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  6. The walk sounds lovely shame about the traffic noise, love the fungi photo

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  7. Your walk sounds wonderful. I am glad that you and Col got out and enjoyed the fresh air.

    God bless.

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  8. I see a lot of those sort of bracket / polypore fungi where I run around, never the dazzling colours I always see reported in people's blogs and things. Looks a great bracing walk. I need to organise myself more to get my planned adventure run actually done.

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  9. Glad to see Col is able to get out and go on a good walk with you. I have a yearning for holly and mistletoe in the house this year and while looking to see where I could buy it I learned that mistletoe only really grows in Herefordshire, Worcestershire, Gloucestershire and Somerset, anywhere else is considered rare. I love learning these little snippets. xx

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    1. Mistletoe does grow all over the place, but prefers orchards hence the counties you list. There are several clumps on a tree in the park we walk through to get to the library but way up too high and I've spotted some on trees overhanging the hospital car park but again way out of reach

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  10. lovely. What a gorgeous walk.
    I love the sound of the A14, which is lucky, we hear it quite well where we are. Some people moan about it, but when I'm awake in the middle of the night and can't get back to sleep, the sound of traffic and knowing other people are awake is comforting to me. 😃
    xx

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    1. We can hear it here when the winds right ( or wrong!) I have to pretend it's the wind in the trees!

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  11. Wow what a lovely walk. There are some beautiful places around Ipswich and especially around Suffolk - one of the best counties in the country!

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