More on the bluetits

I previously wrote a post about the bluetits having made a home in our previously unoccupied bird box. Well they seem to be thriving and apparently busily feeding nestlings judging by the frequency of trips to the fat balls hanging by our kitchen door. Here are a few...

Thankful for something

I love Italy and go there at least once a year if possible, so this year I am missing the pleasure of that trip and I am grieving for the population suffering so badly from Covid 19. At the same time I’ve been reading a book about Italy during World War 2,...

Lockdown hair

I don’t know about you but my hair is normally cut about once a month. Now we are getting into month 3 of lockdown, and looking at a wait until July for hairdressers. I will be in dreadlocks by then! – well that may be an exaggeration! But just think about...

Walking the walk some more and finding things out

I mentioned the other day that we are walking in the local countryside as our permitted out door exercise. As we go along we talk a little about a variety of topics. One of these is prompted by the dogs we see taking their owners for a walk in the country....

Going crazy in Lockdown?

How are you doing in Lockdown? My interest in virtual shows is waning slightly, though I need to make some videos for the Royal Windsor Horse show virtual style. Meanwhile as you know I like to take pictures of horses in herds moving at a gallop. Here’s a total...

Time to build the exhibition stand!

Tuesday 28th April 2020 would have been the day to build the exhibition stand for Wisley’s Craft in Focus Spring Fair. I look forward to this normally and so missing out because of ‘you-know-what’ is a great shame. I thought therefore that as we have...
Talking the talk

Talking the talk

I mentioned the other day that as we walk through the countryside various words pop into my head, and we discuss them, sometimes having a good laugh about them, sometimes wondering about the origins. So this week’s word is Livery. To me as a horse obsessed...