Saturday 30 March 2013

Wales - in the snow

It's a long slog from the Christmas break to Easter, so I could not wait to get away. However the UK had once again been hit by heavy snow, causing a lot of travel disruption, but it should of cleared up after a week, right.

Arriving at Lake Vyrnwy, the road around he reservoir was closed (due to fallen trees) so I made the best of it (with a flask of coffee and a few sandwiches):

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Sunday 24 March 2013

Border Collie in the snow

Some time ago, I offered to take some photos of my Sisters dog. For some reason I suggested we get together on 24/03/2013 (in 8" of snow) for the shoot. Well worth it though.

Meet Sky, a Border Collie Blue Merle:

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Saturday 2 March 2013

Starling Murmuration

I'd seen television footage (BBC' Spring Watch) of starling murmurations and heard that one such location is Aberwystwyth pier in Wales.

To make a bit of a day trip out of the journey I stopped of at Pistyl Raeadr waterfall (as I'd not seen it before) on the way.

En route to the coast, I wondered what to expect. Having parked up on the sea front, I made my way to the pier. There were many people about, some with cameras - things were looking encouraging.

Sure enough, the Starlings began to gather and murmur:

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