I’m actually excited!

This doesn’t happen often, almost as rare as solar eclipses to be honest.
I was talking to one of the marina staff about the resident swans yesterday, in particular the pair I saw sitting on a nest.

They are sitting on more than the nest as there are four eggs inside.
Last year, there were three cygnets here when we arrived, though I only managed to catch two on camera as they swam by one morning.
home swans

If you remember our swans on the large drain in Lincolnshire had to abandon their nest because of flooding. We were gutted.
swans on nestNo sign of duck nests or eggs yet, though I have my suspicions that there is something in the pampas grass!


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I am a retired number cruncher with a vivid imagination and wacky sense of humour which extends to short stories and poetry. I love to cook and am a bit of a dog whisperer as I get on better with them than people sometimes! In November 2020, we lost our beloved Maggie who adopted us as a 7 week old pup in March 2005. We decided to have a photo put on canvas as we had for her predecessor Barney. We now have three pictures of our fur babies on the wall as we found a snapshot of Kizzy, my GSD when Hubby and I first met so had hers done too. On February 24th 2022 we were blessed to find Maya, a 13 week old GSD pup who has made her own place in our hearts. You can follow our training methods, photos and her growth in my blog posts. From 2014 to 2017 'Home' was a 41 foot narrow boat where we made strong friendships both on and off the water. We were close to nature enjoying swan and duck families for neighbours, and it was a fascinating chapter in our lives. We now reside in a small bungalow on the Lincolnshire coast where we have forged new friendships and interests.
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4 Responses to I’m actually excited!

  1. scifihammy says:

    Oooh exciting! 🙂

  2. Well, it may take a lot for you to get excited, but not me – I am already excited to see what hatches, and I’m not even there!

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