I’ve been nominated for one of these blog games where we share ideas on a certain them and this one is song lyrics! Lyrics are pretty close to poetry (well for the sorts of songs I enjoy), so this is an easy leap for me. I have a good friend who pays more attention to […]
More snowy photos…on the third day of the storm, I decided I would walk into work. Cycling was virtually impossible, and there was no public transit running: no trains, buses, trams, or even airplanes. Walking along the Grand Canal A bunch of swans Clearly showing off Many, many people in Dublin took this opportunity to […]
I spotted this gorgeous reed bunting the other day when I was exploring in the snow. She was stripping seeds off the grass sticking above the snow and occasionally she would hop onto a stem to knock it to the ground so she could get the seed head. I couldn’t get a good photo of […]
Notice I took the quotes off winter, because now we have a proper winter! This is the same lake I photographed just a couple of weeks ago while bragging about how lovely the Irish winter was haha! A perfect contrast to my last coot photo of him standing in his own reflection, now frozen into […]
Snowy scenes around Dublin Our beloved River Poddle Gorse looks beautiful flowering in the snow Yesterday I spent a few hours out exploring in a blustery winter storm, enjoying the fact that fewer cars were harrassing me. The roads are a mess right now because of an unusual winter storm (nicknamed “the Beast from the […]
I captured this (to me) hilarious series of photos of a mistle thrush devouring berries off a tree today in the middle of the storm. The shutter speed wasn’t high enough to capture the speed with which he thrashed those berries into submission haha. I’ve never seen a thrush eat berries so viciously. What are […]
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