The Photo Gallery 237: Where I Live


I think this photograph pretty much sums up where I live.
Just a five minute walk or drive in any direction and you come across beautiful countryside. Wild flowers, butterflies, bees going about their daily duties.
I’m not a city dweller. I’m just not. I can feel myself physically and mentally relax once I’m amongst trees. I find the scent of a forest intoxicating.
And now I sound like some weird hippy.

I like living in the centre of England; feels a bit zen 🙂

This post is for week 237 of The Photo Gallery. The theme is: Where I Live (sorry I got a bit ranty, anti-linky over there. I’m having a moment).

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8 Responses to The Photo Gallery 237: Where I Live

  1. Libby Price says:

    Lovely photo. We are very lucky with where we live, aren’t we? I love that we’re in the ‘country’ – but still within striking distance of John Lewis!!
    x
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  2. Ha ha, not a hippy at all! And I’m in total agreement with Libby – I like a bit of countryside, but easy access to shops!
    Sarah MumofThree World recently posted…The Gallery: Where I liveMy Profile

  3. Mrs TeePot says:

    I wish I was still in the UK, it feels more like home to me.
    I’m a suburbs lover more than a city or countryside person, I like somewhere in the middle!
    Beautiful photo, handsome dog too!
    Mrs TeePot recently posted…The Gallery: Where I LiveMy Profile

  4. LauraCYMFT says:

    Gorgeous photo. We’re a bit like that in that we have literally four or five parks within walking distance and then the beach a short drive away. It’s nice to be near nature.
    LauraCYMFT recently posted…Where I Live #TheGalleryMy Profile

  5. Marylin says:

    Looks similar to where we live up in Scotland!

    Great photo Tara. 🙂

  6. Mummy Barrow says:

    Zen is exactly it isnt it? That is a great photo and he really looks like he is total charge of his surroundings.

    I love the framing on this pic, tis fab.
    Mummy Barrow recently posted…The Gallery — Where I LiveMy Profile

  7. Susan Mann says:

    I am the same as you, I wouldn’t like to live the city life. Maybe at one point, early twenties for a few months, but not for long term. Living out the Carrie Bradshaw moments 😉 I love the photos xx
    Susan Mann recently posted…Where I Live – The Gallery 237My Profile

  8. chickenruby says:

    lovely photo, we used to live in the middle of England, i loved the countryside and the city life in such close proximity
    chickenruby recently posted…Week 28 – My Sunday Photo. Fed up with RamadanMy Profile

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