A romp in the countryside

Friday, 16 March 2012
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Woohooo....Thank God it's Friday which means the weekend is just round the corner! I thought since it was such a positive response the last time I featured my life in a little English town, you wouldn't mind seeing more of it. These photos were taken last Saturday when I took the girls out (Lil L and her cousin) for a walk down a country lane to locate a herd of cows at a nearby pasture. The town was bustling. In fact, it was positively heaving by afternoon as we escaped the weekend market and jostling crowds.

Nothing is sweeter than the sound of children's joyous laughter. It's the simplest things in life that make them happy. Not the expensive toys nor exotic holidays but a splash of attention, unconditional love, an adventure in the countryside, a romp in the massive playground and an ice cream cone each. As they raced down the graveled footpath, they squealed at the sight of a swan gliding down the stream, marveled at the daisies on the ground, hopped over fallen logs and chased butterflies. When asked how they've enjoyed the day, the girls declared "what an amazing day!"


15 comments:

  1. Great photos,have a lovely weekend.

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  2. You are right, a lot of times it's those simple things that are the very best. Have a great weekend!!

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  3. I'm in awe of your pictures! Many times I want to leave my big city world and live in a tiny, idyllic place like the one you always describe so beautifully. Add the fact that fun London is a short train trip away and it's just about perfect!

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  4. Oh god !! Amazing pictures !!!
    Of course wanna see more of it !
    Lamia
    www.ginger-chocolateandhoney.blogspot.com/

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  5. Wow you captured the countryside so well! Love your photography. Oooh how cute is Lil L and her cousin :)

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  6. lovely pictures dear!!! nothing can compare to kid's happiness :)
    sometimes its nice to go out far from the hustling bustling city life...
    hope you'll have a great weekend as well!!!!
    xoxo, Haus of Gala

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  7. The girls are beautiful! My boys love country sides and we haven't been for a while. We used to frequent Dolomite/Cortina in my husband's country, Italy when they are small.. miss seeing them running around the green field :)

    Thank you for sharing, sometimes the simplest things in life are the best!

    http://mrsjackofalltradesdaily.blogspot.com/

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  8. Wasn't the weather fantastic. everyone is so much happier when the sun is shining and the kids think that they are on holiday!

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  9. What beautiful pictures!! And such a sweet reminder to enjoy the simple things in life :). Thanks for sharing!

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  10. You always manage to capture beautiful details. It makes me miss the UK. It's so nice to see the girls so happy in each others company and enjoying the simple things, out in nature. You must have had an amazing day. Just the way it should be.

    xx Mandi
    www.findmeamuse.com

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  11. Your pictures of your beautiful town are always a delight. Love love the one of the fallen trees over the creek - absolutely perfect.

    Lil L is adorable and smiling as always! ITA that it's the simplest things that children notice and make them the most happy.

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  12. Really enjoy your photos ;) Such gorgeous girls too! x

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  13. Lil L and her cousin are soooo cute!!! What an exquisite photo of them. Great shots M!!! I see the Angry Birds have infiltrated there too. HAHAHAHA Too funny!
    http://www.averysweetblog.com/

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  14. These pictures are beautiful and the darling girls are so sweet. After spending so much time with my own kids while we are on vacation I will miss them so much once we get back to my normal life of work and school :(

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  15. So sweet! Thanks for sharing these beautiful snaps of your lovely life and family.

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