Tuesday, 13 January 2015

Out and About

A great way to brush away those cobwebs is to get out and about in the countryside and to link up to  Our World Tuesday - so pulling the socks and boots on - hats and scarves being essential - here are a few pics to give you a birds eye view uf our weekend.

A  walk on the Clee Hills in Shropshire was the choice - we have only ever driven through this area before - it is approximately 40 miles from our home - such freedom
- Brown Clee is the highest point - height being 540 m -
yesterday it was bitter cold with a brisk wind and sharp showers  - but even so the sheep were up for a photo shoot -
posing I swear
for the camera.- click on the pictures for a closer look

We returned home yesterday and watched silently the peoples march in Paris on the television our hearts and thoughts were with each and every  one of those people on the crowded streets

 Earlier in the week we had taken a stroll along the canal towpath at Cheswardine - a bit of a murky day with a few sunny spells
It was pretty muddy so care needed to be taken not to land head first in the canal 
It was lovely to see that the swans had managed to successfully  bring 3 cygnets through the winter months - almost grown .... and that song - how does it go  -There  once was a ugly duckling ,,,,,
with feathers all stubby and brown
And the other birds said in so many words - Get out of town - well not any more for this one and his or her  siblings  - what an elegant bird this will be come Spring  

Enjoy your week - Jane 


  1. Wonderful shots of the canal.

  2. Lovely images from your outing. The sheep are cute and I love the view of the canal.. well done! Have a happy week!

  3. Lovely pictures. Love the one of the canal boat through the bridge.

  4. Great of you to brave the cold! The very misty one with the boats on the canal gives me a good idea how cold:)

  5. Lovely photos of the canal. I'd love a holiday in one of those boats.I'd say the sheep were definitely posing. :-)

  6. I love walking in the cold crisp winter weather, not so keen on the rain though


  7. Thankyou all for your commnts - the walks were refreshing and blew the cobwebs away and I usually have my camera in my pocket !! - Jane