Coastal Canine Capers

Lured into a clifftop car park at Milford on Sea by the prospect of watching choppy seas crashing against The Needles. We were on our way to the pharmacy to collect a repeat prescription. The parking tarmac was liberally strewn with shingle thrown up from the shore below; spray surged over the sea wall. DogContinue reading “Coastal Canine Capers”

Soggy Wootton Heath

Fairly early this morning, before the warming sun had completed the thaw of the overnight frost, we took a drive out in the forest, stopping for a photoshoot on Wootton Heath. Spiky icing pricked up the grass; Ice, perhaps indicating footprints, still lay in the churned up mud pools; and sunlight glittered on the unfrozen temporaryContinue reading “Soggy Wootton Heath”

Reviewing The Situation

This morning Jackie drove the two of us back to Hordle Cliff Beach, the excuse being to check on the photograph I had left for Richard yesterday. She stayed in the car park overlooking the sea whilst I continued my exploration. The photograph was secure and intact, which is more than can be said ofContinue reading “Reviewing The Situation”

Anticipating The Shot

A rather splendid, slightly ageing, Petunia has finally thrust itself through the massed flora concealing the pots in which Jackie planted them.  I had to stand on a chair to photograph it. Today we took a trip to one of our favourite areas, around Sway.  We were to combine a visit to Ferndene Farm Shop inContinue reading “Anticipating The Shot”

Why Did The Chicken Cross The Road?

This morning we visited Berry who lives on the other side of the house.  She had invited us for coffee and an introduction to her ancient tree mapping activity.  An amazing array of birds were enjoying her feeders; several different kinds of tit and a woodpecker were recognisable.  I am fascinated by the tree spotting. Continue reading “Why Did The Chicken Cross The Road?”