Sunlight filters through down through a tracery of branches, shimmering through leaf-green, illuminating mosses and bluebells lush after rain. A cathedral of the woods. A rainy May, awash with bluebells .
We meander country roads, windows open to birdsong and the pungent smell of wild garlic. A heron stands statuesque on a plinth, a dead tree anchored in rocks. Bluebells and wild garlic are enchanting, so we forget our destination and to take to the woods,