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Tuesday, 4 May 2010

Spring Time at the Old Mill


Back in February, I posted pictures of this old mill and waterfall all covered in snow and ice.

The mill is looked after by a local history society, and the little island behind it, embraced by two arms of a river, is a nature reserve area with a many different kinds of trees and flowers – some common, some rare.  

We went for a walk there again this first Sunday in May, and that’s where my photos this week will be from. Spring is rather late this year, after a hard winter. The trees were only just at that first hint of green, but some of the early spring flowers at their finest.


“Much water goeth by the mill, that the miller knoweth not of” ~ Proverb


“The mill cannot grind with the water that is past” ~ Proverb


Wood AnemonesAnemone nemorosa - Vitsippa

See close-up photos of wood anemones in yesterday’s post at The Island of the Voices.


Doreen said...

the mill looks like a place I would walk often. I see what you mean about our Spring further along. Michigan looked like your pics about a month ago. We have had fantastic weather this year! very uncommon. I will check out your other blog to see the close-ups.

Sandra said...

these photos are like stepping back in time if not for the cars in one of them. a lovely and peaceful spot, the photos tell it all.

rae said...

This is lovely. Every iteration of this scene is like visual music.

Ginny said...

These are just lovely pictures! It is not a working mill? Do they ever turn it on, or is it not in good shape any more?

DawnTreader said...

This is not a working mill. It is a sort of museum but only open to the public on special occasions. They have put in a new wheel to be able to run demonstrations of how it used to work. But they do not produce flour to sell.

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