Letting it all hang out

DAY 5 (10 APRIL) – Horse chestnut (Farnham Park)

Underneath the spreading chestnut tree / I loved him and he loved me …

This bud’s like a sloshed ageing actress flirting with a younger man. Gorgeous, darling!

Yes, everyone recognises a horse chestnut, even me. So I was shocked to find they aren’t native. Introduced from the Balkans in the 16th century…

2 thoughts on “Letting it all hang out

  1. The Sweet Chestnut isn’t native either – though it has been here since the Romans. But it has the most exquisite swirling bark


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