The Fox And Hare

On a sun-bright, but still chilly, breezy, morning we took a drive to the east of the forest. Jackie parked the Modus on the verge of Sowley Lane and decanted me and my camera. Ponies shared the broad verge pasturage with basking cattle, one of whom looked askance at me when I photographed her feet.Continue reading “The Fox And Hare”

King Henry VIII’s Favourite Warship

CLICK ON IMAGES TO ENLARGE. REPEAT IF REQUIRED. This morning Jackie drove me to New Milton for a visit to the bank, and back to Milford on Sea where we voted in the general election. Three days of strong winds had wrought their usual havoc on the garden. After lunch we tied up and dead-headedContinue reading “King Henry VIII’s Favourite Warship”

Now You See It, Now You Don’t

CLICK ON IMAGES TO ENLARGE. THOSE IN GROUPS ACCESS GALLERIES THAT CAN BE VIEWED FULL SIZE. Today was warmer and just one uniform shade of grey. This morning we travelled by car to New Milton where I visited the dry cleaners, the post office, and the bank. I collected cleaning, mailed a parcel and someContinue reading “Now You See It, Now You Don’t”

A Rapid Change Of Light.

CLICK ON IMAGES TO ENLARGE. REPEAT IF REQUIRED. Early this morning we had an avian visitor, in the form of a juvenile robin looking wistfully through the kitchen window, during intervals between frantic flapping. Jackie lifted it up and set it free, but didn’t wait for me to get in another shot. Unbeknown to us, when weContinue reading “A Rapid Change Of Light.”

Eyes Peeled

As I attempted, last night, to photograph an interesting moth in the Print Room, the creature flew off. This afternoon, Becky produced this image. When I confessed my failure, a certain amount of hilarity ensued. There is, you see, a family myth that whenever I attempt to photograph anything possessing wings, it disappears. Once more the rainContinue reading “Eyes Peeled”