18th March 2022 Brown. The world has gone all brown. Except for a few leftover dirty bits of snow. And the sky was gloomy grey. Did I want to go for a drive? No. In the end I relented and we went to Latham to collect some purchases. This is our least attractive time of … Continue reading Day off?
Early evening brought visitors to the lower field yesterday. It was hard to count, but there were at least 6. They looked up as I snapped their pics and then jumped the far wall to another property. The Farmer's Almanac says this is to be a long, cold Winter. It will be hard for them. … Continue reading Mr Green
1736/22nd July 2021 Rose of Sharon bloomed again today, so I dragged myself up there to get these shots. I still haven't found a bug identifier. Is this a fruit fly? It's a fly. It agreed to be photographed. More like the camera agreed to take its picture. Some days I struggle to convince that … Continue reading Not ER
1835/18th May 2021 The grass man has been given the okay to come and deal with what pretends to be our lawn. The white flowers in this photo are wild strawberries which cover the entire property. Personally I like the look of long grass and dandelions waving in the wind. Yesterday I watched as one … Continue reading Beauty in miniature
A sudden, loud clap of thunder, directly overhead at breakfast this morning, sent Blackie skittering about the house with eyes like saucers. She then hunkered down in the chair opposite and fixed a very cross look on me, as if it was my fault. The others weren't exactly pleased, either. It's not very nice to … Continue reading Hatching a plot