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Monday is usually my day for answering Sammi’s Weekend Writing Prompt but this week I answered it straight into the comments. Which frees up today for something… different.
A few of the smaller things seen on my walk last week (Acle to South Walsham via Upton) Remember the mistletoe tree? Not an easy shot, but… And the fairies’ garden, where the rowan leaves offered early colours Alder hung … Continue reading
Yesterday I was finally able to take the camera for a walk. And I found this, lost in the midst if several acres of snow-melt. It was a day of firsts. The first clear shot I’ve had of a Little … Continue reading
The Spectacle Goose, better known as the Egyptian Goose, having escaped from some ornamental fowl collection, now breeds amongst the Norfolk Broads. I snapped these at South Walsham Broad. Photos taken at South Walsham Broad.
When you can’t get close-in, the only thing to do is to ‘zoom’ and ‘crop’. The resolution remains, but the picture goes small. Some of these barely measure 5″ square.
At the Broads’ edge is Breydon Water, the meagre remains of the once Great Estuary (See Broadly). Here the three main Broads’ rivers join (the Bure, the Yare and the Waveney) to flow as one through the port of Great … Continue reading
While I have no intention of making this post a promotion of Whitlingham Country Park (I’m sure they’ve their own department devoted to it), I will agree that it makes an ideal destination for a family day out. Sailing, canoeing, … Continue reading
(from urbanwildlandus.fatcow.com) Skip gulls and tip gulls . . . that’s what my daughter calls them. But she lives in the more densely-populated industrial Midlands so it’s not surprising her gulls have adopted more modern behaviour. I live on the … Continue reading