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In a Fen field.

By Paree
I was down in the Fens the other night
moonlight walking.
as you do.

and you do see the queerest sights,
scarecrows are not what hey used to be.

been so busy lately but found time today
to make a picture
I love doing them , and hope you enjoy this one

Tags: Digitally manipulated Digital art Landscape and travel Wildlife and nature Humour and fun

Voters: NewDay, NaturesHaven, ali63 and 22 more

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NaturesHaven 6 283 6 England
31 Aug 2013 8:07PM
Very clever digital art...........I wonder what she is thinking...............GrinGrinGrin

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ali63 Plus
6 775 1 United Kingdom
31 Aug 2013 8:11PM
Has a sinister feel to it,

SlowSong Plus
9 7.4k 30 England
31 Aug 2013 8:19PM
Oh, isn't this lovely. I'd love a fairy scarecrow to look over me.
bluesandtwos 8 324 1 England
31 Aug 2013 8:41PM
Excellent, truly excellent!! Grin

NDODS 7 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
31 Aug 2013 10:21PM
Very well crafted...

Regards NathanGrinGrinGrin
Paree 13 616 3
31 Aug 2013 11:02PM
thanks every one,

I live on the edge of the Fens,

the fields are drained 24....7 if they stopped the draining, the ground would become
waterlogged, and marshy,
that's why we never get any floods here, they are pumped away.

the Dutch came and helped us with the draining, bringing tulips with them,
each tulip bulb was sold for many pounds and kept in pots they were so precious,
now of cause the fields are full of them and are picked for sale as the tulip heads must be taken off quickly to grow the bulb into a bigger bulb.
many of the heads are used to make the flower floats that parade in Spalding town.

and the big sky is amazing.
like a big dome , covering the fields of golden corn and green sugar beet,
so at the moment with blue skies and fluffy white clouds its amazing....

at night
well as you can

Paree 13 616 3
31 Aug 2013 11:15PM
and recently many scarecrows have appeared in florescent jackets and track suits because the farmers are not allowed to use the bangs that they used to set off,
also giant kites of big black birds are flown high in the sky
to frighten the other birds.
ChiliMan 11 135 17 Singapore
3 Sep 2013 1:37PM
Wonderful mind you have, Maureen, and another magical image Smile

Fascinating info you've provided us with too! Ta Smile


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