Category Archives: ducks

The ducks are back!

Some time ago, we purchased a large 25kg sack of bird seed, and the wild birds here don’t like it. The pigeons do, and as such, Portly and Breast are strutting their stuff on our bird table, one hitting the … Continue reading

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Hubby’s Project: Launch!

We loaded Love a Duck in the washing basket ready to walk her down to the park lake using our sack trolley. We were meeting a friend there as he is a keen model maker (and was responsible for the … Continue reading

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Hubby’s project: Part 1

Today was a Red Letter Day insomuch as Hubby’s project had her maiden voyage. SWMBO has a new outfit and is now Pirate of the Lake, complete with eye patch, pistol and cutlass. But I’m getting ahead of myself. Hubby … Continue reading

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Another brood

Walking through the park last night, we noticed another brood of ducklings. These were different to the rest we’ve seen, most of which have sadly disappeared again, and it wasn’t clear exactly what they were. We have mallards, tufted ducks … Continue reading

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Please join us…………..

I said earlier we were hoping to have a walk in the park and we did just that before lunch. We were out for over an hour and there were quite a lot of people about.  There were geese everywhere … Continue reading

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Writephoto 10th June: Tunnel

KL Caley is now our host for the Thursday writephoto originally inspired by Sue Vincent. You can find out more here For visually challenged writers, the image shows a tunnel made from trees, branches and grass. Towards the end are … Continue reading

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Photo shoot

We had a walk in the park this evening hoping to beat the crowds, but even at 7.15, it was still busy. Rather than prattle on, I’ll just post the photos I took tonight. There are 19 in the gosling … Continue reading

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Gone home

It’s nearly 8pm and we have had another enjoyable walk round the park this evening. It is so restful when the visitors have gone home and we can amble without having to get out of people’s way. Talking to a … Continue reading

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A walk in the park: 30th May

What with one thing and another (including wardrobes), we don’t get out for our walks as often as we should. It was a lovely afternoon so we thought we’d bite the bullet and risk the crowds. The park was packed, … Continue reading

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First Brood!

We were told yesterday that the first brood of ducklings had arrived. After our field trip this morning, and arming myself with my Nikon camera, we set off for  a walk this afternoon in the park in the hope of … Continue reading

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