Wonder or wander?

2212/13th June 2022 Precariously balancing on the shelf by our front window to take these photographs, guaranteed inferior results. But my previous attempt, employing the tripod, was almost disastrous. Tripods, like umbrellas were created for the express purpose of tripping people up. And getting left behind somewhere. In my opinion. Lily did self-service breakfast this … Continue reading Wonder or wander?

20,21,22

0715/26th March 2022 Such a promising start... Even the Moon was smiling... . Oh! Looking through last year's photographs I am struck by how colourful they were by comparison to our currently drab vista, the single bright patch being the snow shovel. . Far too soon to tidy the shovel away. The photograph on left … Continue reading 20,21,22

Magic

0813/13th March 2022 The darker our world becomes, the more I seem to seek beauty in the little things. Snow on top of a solar light. A hole in the snow Squirrel tracks in the pristine, glinting snow How I wished I could capture the sounds of the early morning. Birds seemed joyful to have … Continue reading Magic

Frenzy

0757/10th March 2022 Yesterday afternoon's sudden, unexpectedly heavy snowfall precipitated a frenzy at the bird feeders and a rare opportunity to get some photos while they were too preoccupied to notice me in the window. Oh, the squawking and scrabbling! "Wow, mate! Don't rock the boat!" Sparrows don't stand a chance when the bully-boys arrive, … Continue reading Frenzy