Friday, December 31, 2010

Sunday, December 19, 2010

night life

snow, a moon lit night and light on the church tower make for a magical Christmas scene at the bottom of our paddock.

Saturday, December 18, 2010

dreamy landscape

an unusual view across the Tamar valley shrouded in mist towards Gunnislake, Tavistock and Shaugh Prior on a very cold and snowy morning. And below another view of our little village.

Friday, December 17, 2010

and snow lay roundabout

Stoke Climsland church this morning, under a light covering of snow

and the village shop looking warm and welcoming

Saturday, December 11, 2010

the cassie

the new self propelled Dyson vacuum cleaner with cyclone action, also with self emptying bag and adjustable deck for that extra special deep clean, just lick and go!

Wednesday, December 08, 2010

hogweed flowers again

hoar frost or rime on the remnants of the dead flower head of hogweed

spot the bullfinch

the cold is driving some shy birds out into the open, but they are not always easy to see!

Monday, December 06, 2010

aladdin's cave

freezing fogs, mist, and hoar frost are making for magical morning walks.

Friday, December 03, 2010

wagtail of a different kind

during these cold spells some birds, like this foraging pied wagtail, which are normally quite shy come much closer to habitation

Thursday, December 02, 2010

Spot's Sports spots

the weather has turned very cold and Spot has taken to wearing his winter cap. There was a great gathering of rooks today (this group was only a small part of the parliament), goodness knows what they were up to but something was going on