Joni loves the snow and, at the moment after all of our snowfalls this winter,when she runs through some areas of the garden the snow is well over her head. Under the trees it is more sheltered and she comes up for breath. Her puppy hood is going so fast, she will soon be grown, so we have to make the most of this time.
Here you see the results of a successful #seagullbuttstickshaking session, as it is performed by a professional. NB. Hardly any seagulls were harmed in the making of this photograph.
One last thing I wanted to mention about this: The first few times you do this, try to make sure there is no one around. They might think you are totally crazy until you get the knack just right, when they will see you mean business and stand in awe.
Is it a Bat? Is it Squirrel? NO! It’s BATSQUIRREL!
If a circus career doesn’t work out for him he could try out for the Olympic gymnastics team.
Both of these mallards were on the quiet water of Miner’s Marsh. The one below was lit by the evening sun. Both of the photos were taken in 2012.
After our visit to a local Jersey dairy farm when Ellie posted a photograph of Jersey cows and mentioned our house cow, Florette, from when we lived in France, we were asked if we had any photographs of Florette. So here is Florette with the pigs. This was a scan from a negative from 1995 when we were living in the Dordogne.
In our orchard, on some old Queen Anne’s lace.