Tag Archives: hatching

Royalty aren’t the only ones to have a new arrival!

They’re here! I took Maggie up for a wee this afternoon and put the camera in my pocket in the hope of catching sight of the little ducklings. Maggie didn’t perform, so I put in her in the car out … Continue reading

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Mum’s Swan

My father died the day after my 40th birthday. I was working for an international bank at the time, and there was no question about the compassionate leave I was entitled to for the loss of a parent. It was … Continue reading

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Counting the days

These are the pictures I took of the swan on the nest this morning. It’s a magnificent structure. I don’t know if it was the male or female ‘sitting’ (apparently the female has a paler beak) but the other was … Continue reading

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