Goodness, where has the time gone! I’ve neglected my poor blog again and it’s been simply ages since I posted anything.
Nae worries, but time to spring into action and get some thing down here.
The glorious snowy winter was enjoyed again. The harsh hoar frost and snow brightens up even the local forest and gives a different perspective on the usual stomping ground.
I share with you a selection of the shots from my local area, that is walks from the doorstep.
This was the view over the garden fence in November before the heavy snow arrived, This was merely a promise of white wonderland to come…
In early December the way out for those of the swan-scot clan commuting to work looked like this
For my work I simply had to walk to the bottom of my garden with an axe and split more logs for the wood burning stove. Warm work!
I joined a local community woodland group for a post-Christmas walk in the woods and we enjoyed the atmospheric conditions of early fog rising off the forest.
One of my favourite activities during snow fall is to go tracking. I love that we can see the evidence of who’s been out and about even if we don’t see the creatures.
Badger and Roe Deer in left panel. Red Squirrel, Roe Deer and dog in right panel. I really wanted the dog prints to be fox, but, despite there being no human (ie dog walker’s) prints nearby, they look more dog-like than fox.
This looks like very little snow in the picture, but five hours later the weight of the snow had brought down a heavy bough off one of the Scots Pines in the garden.Unfortunately this fell across the minor road and we had to start attacking it with a chainsaw at 11.30pm. My son was able to complete the tidy up the following morning,
Now to get out and about and capture some images of spring…