The Walk

The morning came and I looked at the results of the “pitch inspection” – positive news, both local events a bit icy and slippery but going ahead, (at your own risk of course). Just a slight problem. After taking junior to work for the start of his early shift I returned home and decided to ...

A Black & White Walk

Today’s walk for Boris and me was to a woodland we haven’t been to for a couple of months. On the last visit we spied the boards that the Forestry Commission had put up, inviting bids from companies to harvest the soft wood forest. A crop grown over the last thirty to forty years now ...

It’s not all black & white

20. November 2016 camera, outdoors, travel 0
Here we are in Helsinki, national capital of Finland and the furthest north I’ve ever been. Certainly the closest to Santa Claus. So what’s it like? Chilly and damp but better than the snow we just missed, and being near the water there’s a bit of a nippy wind now and again. It’s flat, easy ...

Happy Autumn!

That was the subject line in a recently received email. Initially I was suspicious. Was this an unscrupulous spammer using the seasonal shift for their own ends. Fishing the pond of the gullible, in the hope that they would hook someone in. The hooked in turn would invest their savings into the proposed leaf blowing ...

A meditative meander

A meditative meander we had this morning, the only thing that was missing was Louis Armstrong providing the soundtrack. I had I had my companion for this morning Nature was in abundance At half way we stopped by the stream And meditated on the day Whilst cooling down And quickly back before the sky turned ...