They grow a lot of turf out here I guess it needs watering and may account for the large number of rabbits plenty of young ones today I'm sure the colonel missing a trick there looking back there was a lovely rainbow in the spray but it wouldn't show well in the photos the black splodges in the back pic 1 were almost all black backed gulls and my first tree frog out here geocaching me thinks ian
A walk along the beach at old Hunstanton under the chalk cliffs, Yes cliffs in Norfolk who'd a thunk! red and white too
What's left of the steam trawler Sheraton served in two world wars and ended her days painter yellow as a target for the RAF, no respect or what? anyhow they never did this she broke anchor and washed ashore not a lot left now.
Stones covered in marine worm encrustations and pieces of chalk with this sort of thing in it. Is it geology or a fossil ? ian
Yesterday started off quite uneventful a quite walk around the local country park and adjacent nature reserve, right out of the car and nuthatch could be heard up above used to be a rarity here but often seen and heard now. A few swallows over the park lake but not much else, further down the path towards the reserve hardly any mushrooms although it will come into it's own later on.
A muntjac crossed in front of me just a quick glimpse.
The lakes in the reserve were quite.
On the way back I stopped to take a couple of photos of some spiky sweet chestnuts, I swear it took only 3 to 5 minutes I looked around and the dog was gone the area behind me was short grass and she's nowhere to be seen she's only got short legs I don't how she got out of sight so quick. Normally she'd sit behind and wait patiently.
After calling and whistling her I thought, wonder if she's heading back towards the car 20 minutes + away I headed off asking folk as I went. No one had seen her.
Cut a long story short after a couple of sightings and an extra fast lap of the reserve 'I'm creamed crackered now' I meet some gent who asked 'you lost your dog mate' yep! I said oh good we've got her corralled in a back garden.
Apparently she went back up into the reserve hung a left out of it, we never go that way? and up through the estate onto and down the middle of the main road holding up the traffic as she went the guy said I tried to put a lead on her but she wouldn't have any of it and nearly had me a couple of times. He was six and half foot + she's 14'' Any way they got her off the road and into the garden safely and then he walked back to the park to find me, what a wonderful bloke
Back at the garden there she was looking worried and sorry but no worse for the adventure as for me today my little leg are killing me
All this took about 2 hours.
She's 13 in a month or so and going slightly daft and I guess she lost sight of me and panicked I was only 15' away but all's well that ends well ian
This walk was a couple of weeks back now up in the peak district Millstone edge to be right. Day was more overcast than I would have liked for better landscapes but that means cooler and made the walking less sweaty
I was surprised at the lack of wild life a couple of pipits and pigeons one pheasant and a common lizard.
Still the walk was good and some interesting looking rocks, especially the frog and tortoise ian