Tag Archives: Weekly Pet Challenge

Weekly Pet Challenge; Newts!

While watching our new fish settle into our pond, I noticed some more inhabitants Our pond is full of frogs, but its great to see a big fat newt too! He looks like she is chewing on the frogs leg?  … Continue reading

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Weekly Pet Challenge; New pets this week!

Welcome to the new arrivals in our pond!  We have a new filter, and lots of new water lilies so they are all very happily swimming about and very easy to see as the water is finally clear! All we … Continue reading

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A video of Myrtle

Following on from my photo of Myrtle eating a strawberry for Michelle’s weekly pet challenge a few weeks ago, a few of you asked for a video of Myrtle!  Here is a short video I took today of Myrtle in … Continue reading

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California Quail

When we first saw these birds in Australia we thought they had got leaves caught in their heads like Wilson does when he roots around in bushes It was only when we saw lots of them that we realised that … Continue reading

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Myrtle and a Strawberry

I’m running a bit late with my challenges this week, I’ve been busy, and so has Myrtle!  She even spent a few days in the garden, although we had to take her in again as it has been colder and … Continue reading

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I’m learning how to use photoshop

I saw this lovely owl in our local town centre last week and was trying to get a photo of him without all the distracting backgrounds, but I couldn’t manage it.

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Mandarin Duck

I love these ducks!  When I first saw one years ago in central London I couldn’t believe it was real!  They look like they are carved from wood.

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