Apricot tree A beautiful spring day here in Essex with wall to wall sun shine and just a whisper of a breeze. A perfect day to get out and breathe some fresh air, check on the plants in the garden, especially the apricot tree that is in bloom, after all the dust and paint fumes that we have… Read more →
Male Pheasant An early morning visitor today, strutting about proudly on our garage roof and garden. We often see pheasants in the nearby fields, but today we were honoured to be visited by an adult male pheasant, latin name – Phasianus Colchicus. In the early morning sun his chestnut coloured plumage was so clearly visible… Read more →
Essex Boy declared Winner Congratulations to Matt Cardle declared winner of the X-Factor tv show this evening after a long fought battle over many weeks. What a performance! Well done Matt! Its great to see an Essex boy hit the jackpot. Life will never be quite the same for Matt and his family.
Snow Chaos After a snowfall overnight and temperatures of -4C here in Frinton on sea in Essex, the weather is creating chaos on the roads. We had already had some snowfalls previously but as temperatures rose a little throughout yesterday the snow had begun to melt especially on the roads and traffic was moving… Read more →
Colchester Zoo Trip Having been on a trip to Colchester Zoo the other week we came back with some nice shots of the animals that we saw, mainly the larger zoo animals. Many of the smaller animals that have need of specific atmospheric conditions are behind glass which makes it difficult to take a good… Read more →