Watching

CLICK ON IMAGES TO ACCESS GALLERIES WHICH CAN BE VIEWED FULL SIZE Today was pretty murky. This morning, through the window I watched blackbirds feeding on crab apples. They generally dropped the fruit onto the ground, flew down and ate them where they fell. This afternoon and early evening was spent watching rugby on T.V. FirstContinue reading “Watching”

After The Drift

CLICK ON IMAGES TO ENLARGE. REPEAT IF REQUIRED. When Aaron and Sean cleared space for the promised greenhouse, they stacked the cut branches at the end of the Back Drive. I chopped or broke them into manageable sizes and filled two of our large orange containers with them. There is still enough for two more bags.Continue reading “After The Drift”

Oiling The Lion

A pair of socks hanging in a tree on this bright, crisp, morning along the Wandle Trail en route to Colliers Wood reminded me of my rugby boots.  On 25th June I mentioned my ingenious scrumping in Cottenham Park sometime in the 1950s.  Remembering throwing sticks into conker trees when younger, I had decided toContinue reading “Oiling The Lion”