New week motivation
Feb10

New week motivation

Love this! Nice bit of motivation for any turmoil this week!! – Posted using BlogPress from my iPhone

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RSPB Leighton Moss
Aug19

RSPB Leighton Moss

We last visited Leighton Moss (http://www.rspb.org.uk/reserves/guide/l/leightonmoss/) in 2008 and had a great day so we decided to spend another day as we were pretty close to it staying in Kirkby Lonsdale. The weather was meant to be rotten and the below short video was taken from a hide with grey clouds and the wind blowing through the reeds. This in itself is fine, and is pretty relaxing. Not long after the video the heavens opened...

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Garden Birds
Apr11

Garden Birds

A few shots I took of some of the birds we get in the garden.  

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A new theme

Elegant themes (www.elegantthemes.com) is where I get my themes from and the previous one I used for PackardNet called Memoir was from them. They are recently adapting new themes so they show properly on all devices not just desktop PCs so on smartphones or tablets the theme is adjusted. One of these new themes is a new personal blog one which is also ‘responsive’ to the device, and this is it!! I quite like it; it’s light, and the...

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Sunrise
Jan13

Sunrise

Gorgeous sunrise over Mirfield the other day. Today’s equally stunning sunset reminded me I’d taken this picture!

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Engineering Excellence
Dec27

Engineering Excellence

We had a play at trying to get the steam engine going on Christmas Day afternoon. This had been cleaned, oiled and generally maintained by Ian for a while and we decided to have the inaugural startup in the garden – probably safer!! As you can see from the video it worked, and worked well!! The picture is Ian and our Uncle Gordon whose engine it was when a boy. A great moment, though ladies of the house didn’t seem particularly...

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