Sunday, 21 December 2014

Happy Christmas

I would like to take this opportunity to wish you all a very Happy Christmas and Happy New Year.

....and to say sorry for not been round much over the last few months, the weather has been so bad and work has been busy. My I pad is on it's way out and has stopped loading up most blogs now, I don't get round to using the computer ether...
I hope the weather does pick up, missing taking just in case I hope you have a good one and see you all in the new year..

Happy Hunting
Love Amanda XXXX  

Friday, 5 December 2014

Frosty fingers and blue sky's...

First proper frost came to the park the other day, the sun was shining (the kind were you can't see a dam thing !)

...hoping the sun had not taken the frost in it's warm rays , I headed of to the park camera in hand.

...along the way I managed to find a few fungi, there has not been many at the park this year.

..when the Beach trees are in full leaf you can't see through to the big house, so the shadow on the pond was nice to see. The council have also cleaned out and cut back the vegetation round the little bridge that crosses the pond. This has to be one of my favourite spots at the park.

The next day the frost was gone... have been trying to find groups of Harlequins, over wintering at the park, if it's warm enough it will bring a few out to feed. All I have found on the trees is fly's.

Symphoricarpos, commonly known as the snowberry, waxberry or ghostberry, is a small genus of about 15 species of deciduous shrubs in the honeysuckle family. Lovely little white berry, although I think some have grown a little odd on this tree.

..You get to see the Squirrels more now the leaves have gone, this one was feeding on Alder seeds.

The sky across the park has been lovely to see, from dramatic clouds or bright blue, it makes a change after all the fog and mist we have had.
To day at the park it smelt like it could snow! (well you know what I mean) so who knows what next week might bring.