I’ve been a bit quiet lately. For some reason I’m not feeling like internetting, blogging and such. I’m perfectly happy, just… not feeling it right now! I guess like any hobby there are weeks you just feel like doing something else.
I took some pics for you all earlier in the week but it was windy and most of them didn’t come out. This one did:
Although the wind whipping through the willow over perfectly still water is a little odd. I looked at it for a few minutes going ‘there’s something wierd here’ before I figured out that’s what it is.
This is our naturalistic-ish pond. We dig out the ash seedlings that pop up in here and strim some of the areas around it occasionally and the pondweed gets thinned out roughly every other year but apart from that it doesn’t get fiddled with much. But it has roses and a laburnum and a Gunnera (not a particularly happy one if I’m honest!) within its bounds so it’s not a strictly natural or native pond. But it’s mostly pretty and the ducks like it. We get kingfishers some years too. I thought they needed running water but perhaps the sheer quantity of naturalised goldfish make up for its stillness! The heron comes in too with its big broad wingspan lazily taking off when we come close. How can such a big bird seem so nonchalent about heaving itself into the air?