“I’m sure they’re poppies” I thought to myself the other day as I drove to Dorchester from Corfe Mullen. You don’t see many poppy fields nowadays. I think the last one I saw was probably 15 years ago. A whole field of brilliant red field-poppies blooming wild after a crop of peas or beans had been harvested in late summer.
But this field wasn’t full of wild poppies these were pink and the seed-heads were massive. Obviously a cultivated type… weird. Just two fields but full to the brim with waving poppy heads. I couldn’t resist pulling over and taking a photograph.
OK, they probably aren’t for opium. More likely poppy seeds for your next poppy-seed covered loaf, but hey I thought a heading like that might catch your attention, they were beautiful and it made me smile. All good enough reasons in my book.
Coming home I decided to take some pics of the red poppies in my garden, so now you have a poppy filled post. Don’t get tooo high!