Murmuration

And still the starlings come… (Please click on image to enlarge) They seem to have increased over the past month and now appear in their thousands. Shortly before sunset they perform their mesmerising aerobatic manoeuvres before heading off to their overnight roosting place. It’s surprising that they don’t collide with one another. One downfall to…

Murmuration

In the winter Starlings appear in large numbers from the near continent to seek the warmth on our island,  murmurations can start an hour or so before sunset when  huge groups of starlings twist, turn, swoop and swirl across the sky in beautiful shape-shifting clouds. They roost overnight in the nearby reed marshes next to…

Disappearing Alice

November No sun – no moon! No morn – no noon – No dawn – no dusk – no proper time of day No warmth, no cheerfulness, no healthful ease, No comfortable feel in any member, No shade, no shine, no butterflies, no bees, No fruits, no flowers, no leaves, no birds ! November! ~Thomas…

Getting to Know You

A new host this week, Scillagrace (Priscilla Grace) who invites us to present a “Getting To Know You” post showing your relationship with a subject you’ve photographed. The subject could be a Person, a Place, a Culture, an Object…anything that has captured your attention, won your affection and taught you a thing or two.   My love…

cloudy skies

Being forced into yet another lockdown and being confined to our local area I had the idea of going out each day with a different theme in mind.  Continuing looking at clouds in February in other locations. This one is very close to home. A winter’s day when you remember how delightful a blue sky…