Woodland walk – looking for a weasel

Woodland walk – looking for a weasel In my previous post I had noted a few words and pictures to reflect on as we approach the last days of summer. Whilst I was taking some snaps in the back garden for that blog post, one of my neighbours was mailing me a couple of pictures […]

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Last days of summer …

Last days of summer … As get towards the mid point of September then we also get towards the last days of summer. The long days are already starting to fade away, the lights at home are on a little earlier and I find myself reaching for some slightly warmer clothing in the evening. But […]

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Garden macro – insect picture post

Garden macro – insect picture post Another macro blog post from the garden. The pictures in this post are primarily insects, although the colours of some of the flowers made it irresistible for me not to take and include a few more pictures of them (similar to those in the previous blog post) Camera gear […]

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Colour in the garden – picture post

Colour in the garden – picture post I couldn’t ever really say I’m the most enthusiastic gardener, but I do like the garden to look reasonably neat and tidy and I enjoy it most when there is plenty of greenery and plenty of colour. This year has seen us have plenty of that in our […]

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Visiting Arnside & Leighton Moss

Visiting Arnside & Leighton Moss The last time we had been at Arnside together was in August 2020, and we managed to make it back there in Spring of this year. It’s only now in September that I have had chance to get this blog post sorted. A little bit overdue Arnside really is a […]

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Swallows nesting and feeding

Swallows nesting and feeding The last time I posted pictures of swallows was after we had taken a walk down the River Weaver and see them at the Vale Royal locks. Just a few days ago my wife caught sight of swallows swooping to and from a nest high up the side of a local […]

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Visiting Anglesey – ice cream and coastal walking

Visiting Anglesey – ice cream and coastal walking Anglesey really is a decent place to visit, whether for a main holiday, a short break or just a day.  We have visited Anglesey a good number of time over the years. Our most recent holiday there was in May of last year so we were ‘overdue’ […]

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Visiting Moreton Hall – National Trust

Visiting Moreton Hall – National Trust Visiting Moreton Hall (near Congleton) really is a worthwhile place to visit. It’s actually known as Little Moreton Hall or Old Moreton Hall and it is really quite remarkable. A casual look at it makes you wonder how on earth it stays up and a closer inspection has you […]

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Macro photography in the garden

Macro photography in the garden Visitors to the blog will probably have seen some of the previous macro photographs I have taken, although it’s been a while since I posted any. The last couple of posts are at these two links link one and link two The pictures in this post (scroll down for the […]

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A day out at the Cheshire Steam Fair

A day out at the Cheshire Steam Fair We have only ever been to something like this once before and that was a few years ago when we visited the Astle Park Traction Engine Valley at Chelford. This event – the Cheshire Steam Fair was a two day weekend event and it really did lend […]

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