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Cygnets in the Thames river Oxfordshire

Two day on the Thames River at Newbridge plus video

Hello everyone, I’ve spent two days beside the Thames here in Oxfordshire. We live very close to a special area where the Windrush River joins the Thames at a place called Newbridge. This is Newbridge. It’s called new bridge because it was the newest…

August 27, 2016
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Midsummer, meadow, wildflowers and a tiny seasonal journal

The meadow keeps meadowing along with wildflowers and grasses going thru their season an I keep walking thru it taking photos and marvelling at how beautiful it all is. Right now there are tons of peacock butterfly caterpillars on the ragwort munching away. I…

August 2, 2016

Owls, owls, owls

There are such wonderful organisations all over the UK which are dedicated to the preservation and the showing of wildlife; whether butterflies, birds, mammals, or wildflowers. These organisations routinely pop up around shopping centres, markets, fairs and any public show. Last Saturday, I came…

July 26, 2016

Pre-supper drinks in our friend’s garden plus a silly video

Our friends Elaine and William invited us to their lovely garden for pre-supper drinks. Our friends Mile and Val were there as well, and it was so lovely and warm in the garden that we talked and caught up till well past supper. Today…

July 25, 2016
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So here I am back in England

Robert picked me up at Heathrow and drove me home. We actually managed to miss each other at arrivals with both of us texting each other at the same time while apparently walking right past…lol. First world problems. Robbie took care to have some…

July 11, 2016

Time with my boys

Things have been a bit quiet here in blog land and with good reason. You see, I needed some time with Robert and Theo because tomorrow I must away back to Vancouver. And we’ll miss each other for a few months, but it’s time…

January 9, 2016
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On this last day of 2015

I had this inexplicable desire, on this last day of 2015, to visit the stone henge next door. In our neighbouring village of Stanton Harcourt is an ancient stone henge I’ve written about before right here. On this last day of 2015, it seemed…

December 31, 2015