Monthly Archives: May 2012

It’s not easy being Isla

I’ve been cleaning up around here and come across a container of bird seed we didn’t use up. Since I don’t want to keep it until next winter, I’ve decided to use it up by putting some out on the … Continue reading

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And it was all yellow

I was standing in a neighbour’s garden when I noticed this combination of yellows. The mailbox and the bus stop are always there, of course, but I swear I had nothing to do with the placement of the car or … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Blue

Good reason to feel blue: Let’s face it — no fish will ever show. (Question to the bird experts: Are these egrets?)

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In the event that the day outside your window is as grey as the one we have here, here’s a splash of colour to make things look a bit brighter: Unfortunately, the camera in my phone decided to focus on … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Unfocused

                            This photo was taken about a year ago during a motorbike trip through the Engadine. We’d bought the macro lens for our new camera just shortly … Continue reading

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Random cat post II

I apologize for the bad quality of the photo but can’t quite resist showing off the general colourfulness of all that is Isla and particular the underside of her hind paw:    

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Seasons change

Here’s another entry in the popular series “My neighbour’s rain barrel”. Just kidding…. but since I had a photo here with ice floating on it not too long ago, I thought I’d share this one, too: One of the things … Continue reading

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