Warning – There are a few photographs towards the end of this post which may be upsetting, although there is a happy ending…
Birds are fascinating to me. There are large birds, tiny birds, they are resourceful, clever, delicate yet tough little beauties, they survive harsh weather and have to dodge so many predators. They are beautiful.
Here is my contribution for this weeks #SundayStills photography challenge, ‘For the Birds‘ hosted by Terri Webster Schrandt.
We’ve had a few bird encounters over the years, here are a few… Continue reading “#SundayStills – Encounters Of The Bird Kind”
My partner, Jon turned 50 at the beginning of September this year and he is very difficult to buy for! He always says he’s easy to buy for, all he wants is a sailing boat! No, he didn’t get that, maybe next year! He did, though get a great present from his mum and dad – A Taster Beekeeping Course At Buckfast Abbey.
It was brilliant that they booked the day for both of us, we were quite excited. Jon has always talked about keeping bee’s and we’re hoping one day we’ll be in a position and place where this could happen.
We were up early as we had a couple of hours to travel from Helston where we were staying, up to Buckfastleigh in Devon, on the fringes of beautiful Dartmoor.
I was not only looking forward to attending the beekeeping course, but I was hoping Continue reading “How To Fall In Love With Bees”
Big News – Have You Heard?
You must have been hiding under a rock if you haven’t been aware of the devastating fires roaring across the Amazon rain forest. I’m sure I don’t need to tell you why there are so many reasons why this is a terrible catastrophe, from the suffering and killing of the poor wildlife and ecosystems that live within the rain forest, the destruction of the homes of tribes living within the forest and of course Continue reading “Planting Trees With Ecosia”