Manicured

At the beginning of June we watched a cumbersome pigeon nest building. This morning, as I worked my way through blog comments I noticed the potential parent bird seemingly incubating. The first of these photographs was taken through my window; the second from the garden. Because of this sighting I was quite hesitant to beginContinue reading “Manicured”

In The Greenhouse

Reportedly only for a couple of days, the wind had stilled overnight. The day was dull and warmer, with very little rain. Jackie spent much of the morning rescuing tossed pots and loosened climbers. After lunch I gathered up numerous small broken branches, then cut the grass and produced a few pictures, one of whichContinue reading “In The Greenhouse”

They Keep On Coming

The moon was out of bed this morning when Jackie took her camera into the garden, yet cloud cover soon rolled in. She crouched low to offer the Cobaea Scandens cup to the lingering orb. Fennel seeds, sweet pea pods, and mahonia completed the collection of silhouettes. The Assistant Photographer finished with pastel shades ofContinue reading “They Keep On Coming”

Ratty

CLICK ON IMAGES TO ENLARGE. THOSE IN GROUPS ACCESS GALLERIES THAT CAN BE VIEWED FULL SIZE. Sometimes serendipitous synchronicity surprises. Scanning colour slides from summer 1986 this morning, I found this to be so. I have mentioned before that we house-sat The Dumb Flea for the Drapers for a couple of weeks that year. WeContinue reading “Ratty”