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Tuesday, 27 June 2017

Brightwell Baldwin



Taken in the beginning of June when I visited the church there. Not much to tell you about the Village other than it's built around the country house there the seat of the Stone Family who are buried in the church there. The house was burnt down in 1786 and rebuilt in 1790 but has since been demolished leaving only the kitchen wing surviving an interesting cruciform dovecote nether of which I saw when I was at the church


The Lord Nelson Public House which is 17th or 18th century


It's now a gastro pub and from what I have seen quite busy


The old pub sign showing its age

And a look up through the village

 I'll leave you with this shot of a cottage I saw when I parked up near the church
Taking part in Our World Tuesday

Friday, 23 June 2017

Thistle Sky



Taken by the Round lake at Fforest Fields camping site early this month



Thursday, 15 June 2017

Aberedw Sky


Taken the begining of June after the bank holiday and the sky over Aberedw Hill with the new Yerts at Fforest Fields below






Tuesday, 6 June 2017

Last Weeks Sunset



Last week I showed a series of photos taken through outthe day finishing with a sunset. They were all taken with my iphone. After I finished with the phone I went in and came out with my DSLR and took this photo fo the sunset.


Leave Sleeping Dragons Be






The Porcupine


Some more photos of my visit to Cotswold Wildlife park a couple of months ago. One of the animals I saw was the Porcupine. Now to me I'd never seen any spiny animal any bigger than a Hedgehog so when I saw the Porcupine I was surprised as it was bigger than my Dog and the quills on its back really long, not only that it can shoot them out at predators any way I took a few and had a nice little surprise while doing it

Looking through the glass into the pen it lived
 
Another one which was outside
 
Cute little face
 
But what is this beside Mummy
 
 A couple of little critters looking to come out in the pen to see mummy
 
Please don't squish me
 
I'm ok, can we go in now mummy
More in my Exploration Blog on Thursday
 
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Tuesday, 30 May 2017

Friday Sky's



Taken a few weeks ago all on the same day. 
The blue sky looking out from the village of Blewbury

Back home in the afternoon the sky form my back garden

And last after going out the front of the house at Sunset this beautiful sky





The Dandilion







Trying out my Zoom Lens



Few weeks ago I had been down at the caravan site I visit and I took with me my new zoom lens. I went for a wander around with it trying it out and spotted this little fellow sitting on a branch


Took a step closer

and a little closer

Further along and noticed sheep on the hillside

Across the lake a wagtail looked at me

and opposite the Yerts waiting gusts to arrive

Taking Part in Our World Tuesday


Tuesday, 23 May 2017

Taking a Selfie






The Nest



The other day I was in our garden when It started raining so I quickly sheltered in a small corner arbour I have in the Garden, Looking up I noticed the beginnings of a wasp nest. I'm always intrigued at the work that goes in to making a nest.


Such a small delicate thing 


Inside small honeycombs awaiting eggs


It looks like it could be blown away is a slight breeze 


When you see it on the roof space it looks very small
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Thursday, 18 May 2017

Friday Morning Sky



Took this photo of the sky over Buckthorn Lane in Cholsey on Friday Morning