“Away, away, from men and towns,
To the wild wood and the downs —
To the silent wilderness
Where the soul need not repress
Its music lest it should not find
An echo in another’s mind.”
Percy Bysshe Shelley, “To Jane: The Invitation.
Photo: Aldbury Nowers Nature Reserve is one of Hertfordshire’s richest butterfly habitats, home to over 30 species.
Photo: Elizabeth Debenham.