The rust and the ragwort

graffiti and thistles on the tow path in Hebden Bridge

Two walks along the canal and the cycle path and look at all the beauty we found...

ragwort and blue spray paint on the tow path in Hebden Bridge

Did the graffiti artist know exactly what flowers would grow in front of their work and choose their colours accordingly?

ragwort and graffiti

That yellow certainly makes it POP!

thistledown and graffiti'd bricks

And the thistledown added some extra pattern into the mix.

Thistles and spray painted bricks
the rusy container on the way to Mytholmroyd

A gritty mix of old graffiti, moss, weeds and rust. Nature is taking over.

the rusy container on the cycle path route 66
nettles and red spray paint
nettles and graffiti

We noticed the shadows too,

hogweed shadows


nettle shadows

and tall nettles


dancing about in the breeze.

It's good to be able to find beauty in the wild and weedy edges, in the rust and the ragwort, the shadows and the spray paint.

It's never far away when you know how to look.


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Hannah Nunn

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I'm Hannah Nunn, designer/maker of papercut lamps, wallpaper, window film and laser cut 'treasures' all inspired by the beautiful details of nature. Find out what inspires me and join me for walks in the woods and other adventures...


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