Tag Archives: swans

Lakeside walk: 11th April

We have been wondering if Maggie’s ‘disobedience’ off lead is due to familiarity, that is she knows where she is, so doesn’t need us! Today, it has been so gloriously sunny, even if still a bit on the chilly side, … Continue reading

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Memories around every corner

It’s three weeks ago that we had Mum’s funeral, five weeks and a day since we lost her. Hubby and I had a field trip in a different direction this morning, and there were memory triggers of her everywhere. From … Continue reading

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The Grace of Swans

Please enjoy again my pictures of these beautiful birds. Hopefully we shall be able to see new families raised in the ‘drains’ of Lincolnshire.

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Every picture tells a story

Reblog from one of our trips to Stratford Upon Avon in 2015

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Marina wildlife

I miss the wildlife we use to see at close quarters on the marina, and a little while ago whilst walking the dog for her final wee, I noticed one of the swans sitting on a nest. By all accounts, … Continue reading

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Day 4: Five Days and Five Photos Challenge

My Pen-ultimate offering for the Five Days and Five Photos challenge (get it? ‘Pen’ as in Pensitivity101 and a female swan? Yes? No? Oh, OK) Now what does this bring to mind? Joys and memories of the Festive kind. Swimming … Continue reading

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Happy and Sad

Hubby and I were up early even though we’d slept late, if that’s not a contradiction in terms. In this picture, you can see four vents running along the centre of our roof, and there are two others left and … Continue reading

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Signs of Summer and River views.

Several of our new friends have been taking their boats out on the water, some staying out overnight and one for three weeks (they’re due back on Saturday). Hubby and I are content to putter up river though, enjoying the … Continue reading

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NZ swans

Going through our boxes here on board, we found my CDs of photos from my trip to New Zealand in 2010. With our resident swan sitting on her eggs here, I remembered taking these during my stay in Napier. No … 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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