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A Green and Pleasant Land

By malc_c
Today's picture is a view of the rolling fields near Ellesborough in Buckinghamshire, taken from the top of Coombe Hill. The shadows of clouds seem to lollop across the landscape, like they belonged to giant invisible rabits, chasing the pools of light. It's a classic English viewpoint, with Chequers house nestled in the valley to the left of frame and the sounds of horses, dogs and the odd car, drifting up on the afternoon breeze, whilst I just sit and take it all in... slowly...

Tags: Landscape and travel

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GHGraham 6 7 10 Scotland
19 Jan 2010 5:34PM
every square inch altered by man ... shame there's nothing left down there that's unspoilt ...

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malc_c 10 2 167 England
19 Jan 2010 5:49PM
HaHa, but before man 'spoilt' it there was just a BOG, and you couldn't get a decent pint for love or money.... but then there's still places like that....
JJGEE 11 6.7k 18 England
19 Jan 2010 7:02PM
Know the spot.
Spent an Autumn day some years ago ambling around from the M40 at Lewknor and ended up here late afternoon.

Got questioned, presumably from a security person, what I was photographing, so I guess Chequers had or were about to have visitors.

Nice composition with the inclusion of the golf course and buildings with the field colours representing different agricultural activites.
xwang 7 55 8
19 Jan 2010 9:52PM
Unique England forever green scene.It's beautiful.I love the trees too,they contribute the beauty of this pleasant land all year round.

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