Held at eye level on top of a stone field wall, displayed against a hazy sky, the flowering grasses call to mind a picture five centuries old.

 

Albrecht Durer, The Great Piece of Turf, painted 1503

 

My photo was the snapshot of a moment.  Durer’s painting must have been the product of many hours of careful observation and painstaking work.  Grass and dandelions immortalised.