Saturday, January 9, 2016

NEW BLOG ADDRESS

CLICK ON THIS LINK TO MY NEW BLOG, WHICH STARTED ON FRIDAY, JANUARY 1ST, 2015.

THIS BLOG, NOW MY OLD BLOG, WILL REMAIN OPEN FOR YOU TO BROWSE THROUGH, BUT THERE WILL BE NO MORE ENTRIES.  


PLEASE COME AND SEE ME AT MY NEW BLOG, WHICH WILL BE A WORK IN PROGRESS.


I WILL PUT THE KETTLE ON AND WELCOME OLD AND NEW FRIENDS ALIKE.

Thursday, January 7, 2016

SKYWATCH FRIDAY


These are also from my archives from our trip to South Devon in England last summer.




My thanks to the SkyWatch Team for hosting this wonderful meme.

Please click here to visit other sky watchers.

Tuesday, January 5, 2016

Random Photo


There is a story to go with this statue taken in London last June.  When we were taking a ride from the airport to our hotel, it was one that our taxi cab driver pointed out.  He said, "Do you see how clean that statue is?"  We dutifully said, "Yes, it's rather nice, very clean."  "Well" he said, "This is Winston Churchill and the sculptor put an electric currant running through it, so that every time a bird tries to land on him, it gets a bit of an electric shock which stops the bird from landing."  Did my mouth drop open?  He assured us that it was ever so light, not strong enough to kill any bird.  There were no birds lying legs up on the ground at its base, nor might I add any birds on the statue!  I'm still not sure whether he was pulling the leg of the tourists who were listening to him, but he seemed sincere.  What do you think?

Saturday, January 2, 2016

ANIMALS AND BIRDS AT PAIGNTON ZOO

All my pictures were taken at the Paignton Zoo in South Devon.  I was there in June of this year.

Pygmy Marmoset



Squirrel Monkey



White-faced Saki Monkey




European Robin





A Mandarin Duck
I had to make do with looking at this beautiful duck from above.




Red-Crowned Crane



I am sharing with the following memes and will link to them as they become available.  Thank you to all our hosts for making them a very enjoyable part of blogging. You can see other participants by clicking on their names, and their logos are in my side-bar.

Eileen's Saturday's Critters, Misty's Camera Critters, Anni's Bird D'Pot, Michelle's Nature Notes and Stewart's Wild Bird Wednesday.


Friday, January 1, 2016

SKYWATCH FRIDAY


Pretty blue skies last summer in Dawlish, Devonshire, England.









My thanks to the SkyWatch Team for hosting this wonderful meme.

Please click here to visit other sky watchers.

TODAY'S FLOWERS #379 - Janary 1st, 2015

Happy New Year Everyone!


Today's Flowers will open on Friday at 12.00 a.m. and will close the following Thursday at 11.30 p.m.  You can add your photographs all through the following week.  Everyone is very welcome to share their flowers, or just to stop by for a visit.  Thank you to those who leave comments, which are always read and appreciated.




 I am still relying on photos from my archives right now.  These were taken last summer at the church in the village of Widecome-in-the-Moor.








For your convenience, if you would like me to send you an email when each new link opens, you can leave your address with


luvinwildlife@gmail.com 


I am already doing this for a few of our friends.


If for some reason the link does not open on time and I am not able to fix the problem straight away, please leave your link in the comment section.  But only if there is no link available.  

If you have trouble adding your photo even when it is open, you can send me your entry, along with your blog address and with 'Today's Flowers' in the subject line, to the e-mail address above.
This e-mail can also be used if you want to get in touch with me with any advice or concerns.  Thank you very much.


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Luiz Santilli Jr. created Today's Flowers.  Thank you Luiz. 


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We try not to bog you down with too many rules, but could you please provide a link to Today's Flowers if you decide you would like to join in?  Obviously everyone is welcome even if you don't as it is fun just to look.  


Also, no business advertising please, this meme is for people who have a love for sharing their own favorite flower photographs.  You are very welcome to copy the button below for your related Today's Flowers' blog post.




Finally, my thanks to all friends for your support of this meme.


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