Great tits of Attenborough

25 Feb

By far the commonest tit – in fact the commonest non water bird, period – in Attenborough is the blue tit. Here’s one snapped yesterday as I took advantage of the sunshine, and highest temperatures in many a month, to … Read More »

The Trent in spate

1 Feb

The weir at Beeston, snapped soon after our move to Nottingham in November 2018. See these gates? Their concrete platform is two metres above the river. In this next image, taken in late January this year, we can just make … Read More »

Top cat

23 Nov

This presented itself as a screen saver when I fired up this morning. And this is one of my own, shot – in a manner of speaking – at Saigon Zoo, Christmas Eve 2012.

Formby on Friday

28 Sep

Through the pines. Over the dunes. And onto the beach, the light in constant flux … … an Atlantic north-westerly ripping in relentless. “I’m going out”, said J, pushing through piles of sand outside our bedouin tent. “I may be … Read More »