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Feathered Flapper Friday – Fretful Fluttering Fall

Yep… this duck sure knew how to crash to earth! All a-flutter, a-flapping and a-falling! I was only going to share the top photo but then thought you’d like to see the sequence… as much as the other onlookers enjoyed … Continue reading

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Friday’s Facts, Fiction and Feathers!

OK, OK… apologies first… sorry, I’ve been rather busy with stuff… so, I’ve been tardy in visiting your sites. Bad boy me, I know! Anyway… it’s Friday so, here’s the first Friday fact for the day… it is a calendar … Continue reading

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Friday Feathers – Fidgety Flapper

I was in two minds about using this photo today… only because I need to still be using last year’s photos. Too busy with other things… including the first course that I enrolled for. Phew… I think I have to … Continue reading

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The Year That Was – October to December 2018

And so we get to the last quarter of the year… we were still enjoying the good life… fun and frolics, family and friends. The last few months of the year is filled with many family birthdays… so, we were … Continue reading

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Friday Flutters – Hopping Ducks!

When we do the school run with the two littlest grandchildren, we often stop at the duck pond – the very littlest lad insists that we see and feed the ducks. Swans are big ducks… mallards are just ducks… crows … Continue reading

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Friday Feathers – Wild Boy and the Big Ducks!

This little fella doesn’t bat an eyelid when confronted by the big ducks! Fortunately these birds are very used to little people and aren’t at all aggressive. Now… just in case you’re thinking to yourself… doesn’t that fellow know those … Continue reading

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Wildlife Wednesday

I was lucky enough to catch this action yesterday afternoon down at the Arklow Ponds. Folk pitched up with bread… to feed the swans, geese and ducks. The best action was watching, and trying to snap, the black-headed gulls harassing … Continue reading

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The Year That Was – April to June

With spring warming up our new world we continued our investigation of the immediate area. Well, occasionally we snuck off further but you were likely to find us out there somewhere… enjoying life! I was still doing the daily commute … Continue reading

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