The Afternoon Video – a bird helping herself to some unusual nesting material

This is one laid back dog 😀

Smorgasbord - Variety is the spice of life

My friend who we met in Spain and knew Sam, sent me a link to a video of a bird plucking out a collie’s fur to line her nest.. Here is a slightly longer version.. Priceless.. Thanks Helle Tuxen.

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Lovely morning ~ #Clouds #Sunrise #Photography

20150518_181045I managed to persuade (with promises of treats) the couch potato to vacate his chair for our morning constitutional and off we went. It was a lovely morning, clear and cold, the wind icy and the sun just rising. As the sky began to lighten I kicked myself for not having my camera with me. The rising sun touched the clouds with such beautiful colours so I had to do the best I could with my phone.  Continue reading

Yay! Frost!

After what seems like non-stop rainy days and grey skies for the last I don’t know how long we have a proper winter morning. Cold, clear and frosty. 

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I haven’t been able to get on the local playing fields for the morning dog walk in an age, we’ve had to resort to pounding the pavements. The Finnster doesn’t do mud (just as well because he runs a mile when there’s even the hint of a forthcoming bath) and even manages to step daintily round puddles. But this morning the soggy grass and ankle-deep mud was completely frozen over and Finn enjoyed being off lead. Love watching him run…