Tag Archives: sparrows

Solstice of the Moon: A flying visit…

There was absolutely no way we were going to drive to our destination without getting sidetracked. Where would be the fun in that? So we decided that the first place that would take us from the main road north would … Continue reading

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Birdwatching, Peace and Panic…

One of the delights of a garden is watching the birds as they raid the bird feeders and feast upon the aphids. At this time of year, there are babies too, taking their first flight from the nest, still reliant … Continue reading

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Fledglings #midnighthaiku

Wide-eyed and eager Fledgling foragers fly free Adventure beckons

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Encounters

During our recent visit to Holy Island, while some visited the castle, Stuart, Gary and I wandered the isle then repaired to a café where we had all arranged to meet for a light lunch. Knowing the place of old, … Continue reading

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Impressions #midnighthaiku

 

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Date #midnighthaiku

Last minute grooming Nervous anticipation Tender amusement He arrives first, looking around, watching for her arrival. He is a disreputable, scruffy looking article, unkempt and ungainly. He reminds me of some of my sons’ teenage forays into the more regrettable … Continue reading

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Gardening…?

The honeysuckle hedge has got a little overgrown, The roses have gone loopy and the lawn has not been mown, Valerian is sprouting out of every nook and cranny… And in amongst the detritus of summer, you’ll find Ani… I … Continue reading

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