Landing gear down

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Upton Warren encounters today: Hide 1: “Anything much about?” “Nah. Well, there’s a whooper swan about somewhere. And some pochards. Oh, and a grebe. But I haven’t seen anything in the past 20 minutes. Oh look!” “What?” “A greenfinch.” “Right…” … Continued

Nice knees

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The older I get, the less time I spend worrying about what I look like – which saves me a lot of time, and the expenditure of much emotional energy. I sometimes look at photos of myself when I was … Continued

Pass the soap

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Oh what a beautiful moooooorning, Oh what a beautiful daaaaay…… Whenever I go down to the river at Stratford I keep a sharp eye on the mute swans, hoping that one of them will do something entertaining; and today I … Continued

Welsh Wales

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So….. that was an interesting day. I interviewed two wedding venues, one by myself, and one in company with Child One and G’s parents. The venues were superficially similar, but actually quite different, and although neither one has absolutely everything … Continued

Mono Monday: Frog’s-eye view

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I’ve had a pretty slow day today – apart from a brisk walk around the village, and a slower one down to my neighbour’s pond to take this photo, most of it was spent either at my desk or doing … Continued

Family

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R and I had a thoroughly lovely day today, visiting my sister, brother-in-law and younger nephew (the elder being away at uni – though how he got to be old enough for that to have happened is a total mystery … Continued

Light show

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I had been intending to go to a local firework display this evening, but R has been feeling dizzy again today, and I’m not comfortable setting up expensive gear on a tripod in a dark field that’s crowded with people, … Continued

The other buck’s grass…

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I popped down to Charlecote this afternoon to catch up with the rut; I’d left it a bit later than I should have and the light was already fading by the time I arrived, so I yomped across the park … Continued

Stargazing

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I can’t seem to shake the cold I’ve had since last week – probably because of the medication I have to take to keep arthritis in check – and although I wanted to get out today with the camera I … Continued

Broadway

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This is the village green at Broadway, photographed “in the round” when R and I popped over for coffee (and, I confess, cake) at lunch time today. I wound up going twice around the war memorial, because just as I … Continued