A view towards the north west of a beautiful wheat field near Chelmsford. Just after the picture was taken, the lowering sky was bisected by a large barn owl which swooped down, skimming the crops, looking for a furry meal. As I walked up, a hare loped away through the stalks. In the middle distance, running right to left—hidden in the valley—the river Cam varies from a trickle one inch deep to a torrent, depending on the rain. There are also skylarks, buzzards and Jays, and a magnificent fox, no-doubt interested in the hare.
And Chelmsford Council want to build 800 houses here …
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