Juvenile Blackbird in Holly Tree


Juvenile Blackbird in Holly Tree The Blackbirds have been nesting in the small holly tree in my back garden for the last 3 summers, enlarging the nest each year – just visible through a tangle of prickly leaves.  That makes for a pretty safe location!  Its lovely having them so close as they hop around […]

sunset pines

Snowy pines at sunset Its been a lovely warm weekend, definitely feeling on the edge of spring with crocuses and snowdrops out in the garden.  However, here’s another one from last weekend’s walk in the forest.  This is taken at sunset, as the suns rays were directly horizontal onto the tree trunks, coming from the […]

Poppy after rain

Poppy after Rain. I was expecting to send out a picture of rain on the window this week – until yesterday dawned bright and sparkly. So here’s another one from the garden – lilac poppy and raindrops. “Be careful what you water your dreams with. Water them with worry and fear and you will produce […]

Secret Path

Secret Path Spring continues unabated with wanton greenery  and colour.  This is a favourite local path along the riverbank, full of wild flowers this week. ” No one saves us but ourselves.  No one can and no one may.  We ourselves must walk the path. “ – Buddha ” The journey of a thousand miles […]