Tag Archives: birds

Ephemeral: Longleat Safari Park

Transitory; brief; momentary; passing; cursory; short-lived; fleeting; temporary. All meanings behind the word ‘Ephemeral’. I think of all those times when I’ve attempted to photograph creatures great and small, specifically during a visit, a couple of years ago, to magnificent … Continue reading

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Put It In The Airing Cupboard And Have A Cup Of Tea

Greetings and the very best Happy New Year wishes to you all! I hope you had a truly wonderful Christmas.  Christmas for us was a lovely affair despite the crazy chaos of the build-up and yes, I was more than … Continue reading

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A Walk With Swans

Somewhere along the Jurassic Coastline of Dorset lies a shallow, salty body of water called Fleet Lagoon. Sheltered by Lyme Bay at Chesil Beach, it provides an ideal nesting ground for the world’s only managed colony of Mute Swans. In … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Dialogue

What I love about the Weekly Photo Challenge is the ideas it gives me, often completely out of the blue.  For instance, I thought I knew just which photos I was going to post for this week’s ‘Dialogue‘ theme until … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Twist For The House Martin

This week’s theme for the Weekly Photo Challenge is ‘Twist’. Krista asks: ‘This week, share a photo of something that says “twist” to you. It might be that perfect ice cream cone, a yummy bit of liquorice, or something unexpected … Continue reading

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Birds of a Feather & All That

As much as I love birds, particularly my Sweet Robin (yes, I am still completely obsessed with him), I prefer them as wildlife, outside, not inside as pets.  This is primarily because I have a real phobia of anything that … Continue reading

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Robin Feed Guarantee & A Cute Little Chiffchaff

Just when you think you’ve got it sorted, buttoned down all the hatches and preempted every foreseeable weather event (as in: Lopped off the trees in the back garden which were getting too tall and knocking against the neighbour’s fence; cut … Continue reading

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A Black Cat Reads the News, Sweet Robin Says Hello & A Happy Yesterday

Wouldn’t you know it, within minutes of hitting the ‘publish’ button on my ‘Maisy & The Missing Sun’ post yesterday guess who made an appearance?  That  old sun must have read it and ‘liked’ it, although a comment would have been nice…his general … Continue reading

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