Today in Attenborough.
Monday. Walking the Erewash Canal from Long Eaton to Trentlock, I snapped a moorhen and remembered I need to go back to Nottingham to see the moorchicks spied from my canoe nine days ago, on the Beeston Cut opposite the … Read More »
Snapped on my S7 edge phone while strolling with Sue Beardon, Saturday evening, May 4. Mostly I avoid placing an image’s focal point dead centre. For once though I avoided the ‘rule of thirds’ principle – good servant, tyrannical master … Read More »
Early this morning. At 07:30, mist beginning to clear, I’m alone in a hide, watching greylag geese. But it’s a trio of canada geese that lay on the drama. Things begin peaceably enough. Until, with a great crested grebe … Read More »
At the entrance to the Isle of Harris Distillery, the first thing you see as the Skye boat kisses the hydraulic buffers at Tarbert Harbour, an aroma almost malt and almost whisky but not exactly either is breathed in. Those … Read More »
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Bus to Sawley Marina for five mile walk down the Trent, through Attenborough and home. I’ve yet to get a decent cormorant shot. They’re around – but flying overhead without warning and at speed or, as here, two hundred metres … Read More »
A five minute walk from my door gets me to Beeston Station, where in Wednesday’s bright sunshine Jasper and I took the 09:25 to Matlock by way of Long Eaton, Derby and the Amber Valley halts of Duffield, Belper, Ambergate, … Read More »