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ShareMondays2020 – Winter Warmer

Warmth in Winter

ShareMondays2020 – Winter Warmer

Finding myself vitamin D deficient once again I am trying to get out into the sunshine as much as possible! I spent an afternoon at Bushy Park last week, soaking up those precious rays and watching the wildlife. It was so mild I ended up shedding my big winter coat. It was fun watching the deer and wrens in the bracken near Heron Pond, before heading over to the Woodland Gardens for sunset and a cuppa at the cafe.

The Chase

Signs of an early Spring were very evident in the Woodland Gardens! Watching the parakeets feasting on cherry blossom is a sight I don’t usually see for another two months! Just as the sun was setting at around half four, I came across one of the resident rabbits. I was really surprised to see one out of the warren at this time of day and year! The rabbits here are more used to people walking by and I was able to get really close to it, capturing the details of the fur and even a reflection of the sunset in the rabbit’s eye. The leaf litter in the background glowed in the late light and this little rabbit just stole my heart!

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Cooling Off

Cooling Off

Daily Prompt: Discomfort

Photographers, artists, poets: show us DISCOMFORT.

Well what’s a rabbit supposed to do when he’s an uncomfortably hot, cross bun on a sunny, summers day? Take a dip of course! Whoever said paddling pools were only for kids?

Just to reassure you all, Gary the rabbit could actually walk in the shallow pool but apparently rabbits are good at swimming!