4 Jan: Blossom in Burgess Park


4 Jan: Blossom in Burgess Park
Originally uploaded by Sladey.

Rather too early for my liking. I’m reading a book about life in Stalin’s Russia, and the image of the blossom in winter reminded me of those highly coloured promotional shots of rosy-cheeked peasants hailing the spring in appropriately Socialist Realist terms.

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