Tuesday, 11 August 2009
Fields of Gold
A walk across the local field of barley the other day. Having seen the recent news about crop circles, I realised that I had no idea about the texture or substance of the raw material.
A gate, half way around the field led to the local tributory to the Coquet......
...where I came across two simulacrae of variable quality.
The missing lion from the fourth plinth:
..and an elephant, poorly subsumed into the fabric of a beech tree..
Enthused by my discoveries and keen to find more faces in the hazels, I chanced a trip over the brook, chose to progress over a wet slippery log and fell in.
The next five minutes found me, Gollum like, fishing blindly for my varifocals, barely visible in the silt...
No pictures. My camera survived but, discretion being the better part of valour, it stayed on the bank.