Tag Archives: ducks

Feeding the ducks…

It was cold, but it was a beautiful day. Signs of spring in the air… catkins and pussy willow dancing in the breeze, swathes of daffodils about to open beneath the trees… and the first of the early blossom open … Continue reading

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Perspective #midnighthaiku

Myopic vision The beauty of the whole lost Blinded by details A softer focus A wider view encompassed Understanding grows  

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 #writephoto – Birds at Sunrise – by Michael

Dawn is a favoured time for me. It heralds the new day and marks the end of the darkness. Outside I hear the birds chorus It goes on and on and always with an intensity that suggests something very important … Continue reading

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A good ducking

We stopped for elevenses in the form of a nice Cornish pasty… and were mobbed. There is no other way to say it. We went hunting ducklings, armed, I must stress, with no more than some duck-seed and our cameras… … Continue reading

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Decoy #midnighthaiku

Intriguing movement Poised on the brink of action Attention captured Maternal instinct Scatters silver confusion Duck decoy triumphs

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In Golden Light by Marilyn Armstrong #writephoto

Reflections of bronze leaves  glow golden as sunlight skims the water. Wild birds floating on a river of fire. Reflection and refraction are transformation, summer’s final bonfire. To see more of Marilyn’s photographic response to the prompt, please click here.

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Boundaries #midnighthaiku

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Duck-fight at the OK Corral…

The road that runs through the Home Farm of Waddesdon Manor can be a bit of a pain. It bisects the fields, after half a mile or so and when you are out for a walk with the small dog, … Continue reading

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“Copious duckage and a load of bullocks”

“That would make a good title,” he said as we watched the flock of birds swimming across the surface of the hidden lake. We had failed miserably at finding the chambered cairn of Five Wells and the prospect of a … Continue reading

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