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Shades of Green

Shades of Green - A Walk in the Woods

Let’s go for a walk; a walk around your local wood or park. It’s early morning and there’s only you and maybe one or two dog walkers about. The grass is still wet with dew. You follow a pathway through the bluebells. There’s hardly a sound. Weak sunshine filters through the branches. You breathe the fresh air - and smell the scent of pine trees. Presently you come to a small clearing; The air is cool, but comfortable. You pause for a moment. The leaves on the trees shift and sway in the gentle breeze making a moving dappled pattern on the ground before you. The sun warms your face. Your eyes close ...

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The Christmas Robin

The Christmas Robin - Cameos of Bird Life #16

Believe it or not Christmas is coming ...

winter robins posting early for Christmas

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Red Kite Rising

Red Kite - Cameos of Bird Life #15

It was one of those serendipitous moments - hanging out the washing I looked up at the sound of whistling, thinking it was the farmer working his dogs. Only to see a couple of Red Kite rising from the fields with lazy wing beats and forked tails twisting - pale red-brown marionettes in the morning sun ...

distant bells 
red kite rising
into sunlight

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