This unusual growth was highlighted by the early morning sun shining on a moss-covered ash tree in a corner of our garden.

CMMC 4 January 2023

Between The Branches

The moss on this tree looks like an aerial view of a rain forest until the bark of the tree on which it’s growing puts it into the correct context.

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Bark

Tuesdays of Texture: Moss

This moss-covered stone can be found in the grounds of the impressisive Chateau du Meillant, in central France.

Tuesdays of Texture: Moss

Tuesdays of Texture: Gnarled

It’s too early in the year to be able to say for sure what exactly this moss-covered tree (bush?) is, but it’s espaliered against part of the old ramparts of the town of Confolens – and obviously has been for some time:


Tuesdays of Texture

Tuesdays of Texture: Moss

I found this moss growing on a tree in the Beecraigs Country Park near Linlithgow in central Scotland. The texture (and colour) of the tree bark is also interesting.


Tuesdays of Texture

Mundane? The Gatepost

It’s only an old gatepost – from a little further along the road that runs through our hamlet – but there’s a lot going on with it.


Mundane Mondays

Weekly Photo Challenge: Enveloped

Two envelopings for the price of one here: moss envelopes the stone of a bridge across the ditch just up the road from here at Tranquility Base, while snow envelops the undergrowth next to it.


Weekly Photo Challenge: Enveloped.

Winter Walk

It’s been pleasantly, if unseasonably, warm and sunny lately here at Tranquility Base: perfect weather for a walk along the quiet local roads.

The road to St Barbant

The hedgerows are full of both life and death:

Some more images: