The same circumstances apply to us. So why did I pick squirrels for this piece? Well they are very appealing close up. The term squirrelling away is to put money aside for a cold winter The papers are full of dire warnings that we are about to enter […]
Trafalgar square is quite close to Parliament. I saw them practising recently for that Left a bit, Right a bit which is so central to day to day politics. Even when it looks as if the job is a success there are others: The plane who flies just […]
There you are having a quiet afternoon paddle with your partner. Suddenly the cygnets join you and are all squawking and asking to join in. You do with pride but keeping any control is a challenge. Then of course there are those essential skills to master- preening ones […]
These are all traffic lights at the various pedestrian crossing at Trafalgar square I think the seagulls have the best comment about this The most apt comment is to paraphrase Nelson at the Battle of Trafalgar. I see no ships-just when the battle was about to start.
There was a ritual at eleven every day. That brief drink – actually a time to catch up with the news (gossip) Suddenly as you are no longer in work there is that empty chair and no one jostling to find a seat. The coffee still tastes the […]
Here is one kite windsurfer who jumped out of the sea and did somersaults- see his splash on landing. There are also windsurfers A little further down the beach there was a real crowd enjoying these water sports It made me wish that I had tried this when […]
I heard about the climate change report from the UN about climate change. Here are a few pictures inspired by their report https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-49238749 Food waste is a major concern and especially meat production. Then there is transport. The 4 am sunrise on the way to the airport may […]