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Tippings Wood
17-OCT-2009

Tippings' Wood

It was another perfect autumn day with bright warm sunshine.
The leaves are really starting to take their autumn colour over
the past week and I found a treasure trove of conkers when
I ventured into Tippings' Wood today. When I was a child
conkers were a precious commodity and would never have
been left in such abundance. Today's children are all too
busy with their Wiis and Playstations for such simple fun.

Nikon D90
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Rosi Blaurock19-Oct-2009 17:35
Very nice.
LynnH18-Oct-2009 22:10
Oh... one of my favorite childhood memories is finding the buckeyes (we didn't call them conkers) and making a necklace. We would gather a bucket full!
Nora van Beek18-Oct-2009 12:36
A truly idyllic scene. The cold weather has come too soon here. We even had snow already!
Sheila18-Oct-2009 12:26
What a gorgeous landscape shot.
Neal Nye18-Oct-2009 11:50
What a fine day to go exploring! A lovely scene. I would guess conkers are some sort of nut. Would I be right?
Valene17-Oct-2009 23:14
Beautiful autumn scene! V
laine17-Oct-2009 23:09
delightful...love that green grass. If only we could have that too :)
pkocinski17-Oct-2009 22:55
What a beautiful scene you captured here! ~V
Phillip Normanton17-Oct-2009 21:27
Not to mention the ones with hang-gliders? Super autumnal scene :o)
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