Photo-A-Day: June 7th 2017

At the weekend we took a different route to walk to the shop. The way we normally go is pretty much all along a main road. The back way we took on this occasion was much greener. Whilst we were walking we spotted a couple of squirrels playing together.

Photo-A-Day: May 31st 2017

I have absolutely no idea what kind of bird this is. Look at that crazy beak! I really don’t think I’ve seen a bird like it before. On my first glimpse I thought it was a magpie, because of the black and white body, but when it turned around and I saw the beak it…

Photo-A-Day: May 30th 2017

There’s a little beach about 10 minutes walk from Thing 1’s home. Recently when I’ve had later finishing work days we’ve walked down to the beach after the boys have their post-nap snack. Both Things enjoy playing in the sand, and are fascinated by the water though I’ve not yet let them get into it…

Photo-A-Day: May 29th 2017

I hope you like birds. If you don’t, you might not appreciate the pictures I’ve taken for this week’s photo posts. Today is a bird, tomorrow is a bird… In fact, I have photos ready all the way through to Saturday and only one of them is not a bird. (Spoilers – it’s a snail.)

Photo-A-Day: May 15th 2017

The boys and I spotted this sleepyhead as we walked to the park on Friday. Actually, that’s not strictly true. I spotted the duck and pointed it out to the boys. It wasn’t particularly close to us and was better camouflaged than you’d expect given this photograph, so they were having a hard time seeing…