Hellebores in the April sunshine



Hellebores in flower in the garden of Anthony J Sargeant in Shropshire, England. Among the first of the spring flowers that have a occult quality in the way the blooms dip their heads.


Rain in Shropshire leads to flooding of the water meadows around the River Corve



Anthony J Sargeant took this photograph from a bedroom window of his Shropshire (England) home on the 31st March 2018. The view is towards the east and the normally gentle River Corve has burst its banks and flooded out across the low lying meadows that flank the rivers normal course. Normally the river cannot be seen from the window it lies in a river course that runs along the line of the bushes going from right to left about a third of the way up from the bottom of the picture.

Flooded Fields in Shropshire photographed by Anthony J Sargeant



March 31st 2018: After heavy rain overnight and this morning the very small and normally tranquil River Corve turned into a torrent and burst its banks close to the home of Tony Sargeant. Flooding across the fields just below his Shropshire home. The normal river course is at the top line of trees parallel with the road and then coming across the very top of the picture from right to left. This morning the River Course could not contain the water draining off the Shropshire hills and overflowed the banks and across the fields

Snow melting on the Shropshire Hills floods the Corve Valley



Anthony J Sargeant woke up this morning, 6th March 2018, to find the water meadows that surround the River Corve flooded by the snow melting on the Shropshire Hills. Tony took this photograph from a bedroom window of his Shropshire home looking east down the Valley.

Spring Sunshine in Shropshire and Snowdrops


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Well not really but these harbingers of Spring are very beautiful and welcome. Photographed by Anthony J Sargeant on 25th February 2018 the bank of this Shropshire lane is carpeted with snowdrops like so many others around his home. The trees are still bare of leaves and will be for some weeks to come and the weather is still very cold. But the snowdrops are exceptionally profuse growing in the wild all along the banks and hedgerows along the lanes and byways in this part of Shropshire.

Snowdrops in Shropshire



The lanes and byways of Shropshire, England, are awash with this harbinger of Spring. Drifts of the tiny white nodding heads have burst through the dead leaves left over from the autumn on the verges and banks along the lanes around the Shropshire home of Anthony J Sargeant. Tony photographed this clump which are yet to fully open on the 1st of February 2018.

Winter sunrise in Shropshire, England – 30th January 2018



This photograph was taken by Anthony J Sargeant from a bedroom window of his Shropshire Home at 7.40 am on the 30th January 2018. The sun is behind the Brown Clee Hill slightly to the right of centre in the photograph (that is to the South East). Thy sky looks aflame with the rising sun.