Sheep; gorse: Sussex

I spent a few days in Sussex recently, and…

In my seven weeks of peripatetic reading amongst the sheepSheep flock

(which tended to move out of my way)sheep

and the gorse bushesGorse bushes

(to which I had painfully developed an instinctive awareness)gorse

I had never before stepped on a person…


  1. Merrily Taylor on June 8, 2015 at 5:26 am

    OMG – it wasn’t Sherlock Holmes, was it?

    • Sabrina Flynn on June 8, 2015 at 8:47 am

      LOL, Merrily! Did you trip over him, too?

  2. Lynn Hirshman on June 8, 2015 at 7:40 am

    Lovely to see this actual representation of what I had only seen in my head — and my vision had the countryside not nearly as open as these photos show.

  3. Sue Thompson on June 9, 2015 at 7:23 am

    Oooooh the thorns on that gorse! Pretty flowers, clouds of sunshine on the heath, and the scent of summer in England, though, so we forgive it.

  4. Susan Carnahan on June 9, 2015 at 8:45 am

    Thanks for helping us picture this! Did you happen to see any Sussex bees?

  5. Mary Achor on June 9, 2015 at 2:44 pm


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