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Flowers of spring in winter.

Last weekend I can’t recall seeing any flowers, a week on they seem to be everywhere. Perhaps winter is almost past. 24 more words


From disappointment to delight

‘I wonder if there’s anything up there to eat. Humans do sometimes leave food for us birds on these posts.’

Disappointment, and a rather accusatory glare at me, perhaps hoping that I might remedy the lack of seeds but I didn’t have any. 37 more words


Visiting Godmanchester...Again!

I apologise for the short blogging break, life is busy and sometimes uncontrollable but I know you’ll forgive me. You always do!

Today I wanted to share a few photos from my mornings walk around Godmanchester Nature Reserve – I saw a few birds I haven’t seen before so I was pretty excited. 573 more words

Godmanchester Nature Reserve

A New Year - Not much goin' on

Well here we are in February and the garden is a wasteland – full of weeds as the winter hasn’t really been that cold (9 degC on Thursday!) so they have kept on growing and the lawn is muddy as we’ve had enough rain just to keep it wet. 340 more words



Although usually a ground feeder this little Dunnock has found the dovecote and now feeds from there.


The weather gods amusing themselves

Today’s guest picture comes from my brother, who visited the beach at Exmouth on the south coast today.  The sea is remarkably calm.

I had hoped to go for a cycle ride this morning but annoyingly the temperature was just too low straight after breakfast for me to be confident that there would be no icy patches on the road. 797 more words