“Behind You!”

Early this morning we took a trip in the driving rain which was to continue well into the afternoon. The time span of these pictures was about one hour beginning with the first on Southampton Road just after 10 a.m. Jackie parked beside Royden Lane so that I could photograph a tree and raindrops fallingContinue reading ““Behind You!””

Your Own Unique Private Island

Early this morning we made a trip to Setley Ridge Vineyard in order to buy birthday presents for Shelly. Jackie did the masked up shopping while I sat in the car until I noticed the blighted oak on site. This tragic giant had been brought down in last week’s gales. The good fortune was thatContinue reading “Your Own Unique Private Island”

“Get Off My Drive”

CLICK ON ANY IMAGE IN A GROUP TO ACCESS ITS GALLERY, INDIVIDUAL MEMBERS OF WHICH CAN BE VIEWED FULL SIZE BY SCROLLING DOWN AND CHECKING BOX AT BOTTOM RIGHT. FURTHER ENLARGEMENTS CAN BE MADE WITH A CLICK OR TWO On the afternoon of this very dull day, Jackie drove me into the forest. The stretchContinue reading ““Get Off My Drive””

Where To Find A Drink

CLICK ON ANY IMAGE IN A GROUP TO ACCESS ITS GALLERY, INDIVIDUAL MEMBERS OF WHICH CAN BE VIEWED FULL SIZE BY SCROLLING DOWN AND CHECKING BOX AT BOTTOM RIGHT. This afternoon we drove into the forest in search of water. We hoped to find at least some areas where the animals could drink. The bedContinue reading “Where To Find A Drink”

The Water Bed

CLICK ON IMAGES TO ENLARGE. THOSE IN GROUPS ACCESS GALLERIES THAT CAN BE VIEWED FULL SIZE. This morning we drove to New Milton to register with the Birchfield Dental Practice, then do business at the bank and the post office. Afterwards we visited Streets Ironmongers in Brockenhurst where we exchanged our Swan’s Basket for aContinue reading “The Water Bed”

Why Did The Pony Cross The Road?

CLICK ON IMAGES TO ENLARGE. THOSE IN GROUPS ACCESS GALLERIES THAT CAN BE VIEWED FULL SIZE. This morning, headed for Hatchet Pond, we drove out to the forest early enough to see the children trailing to Lymington’s schools. The pond itself was now rivalled by waterlogged terrain that had been settled by a group ofContinue reading “Why Did The Pony Cross The Road?”