Inter silvas et flumina habitans.......as we say.....well....sometimes.
It is hard to describe (without sounding all hippy-drippy) the almost spiritual pleasure I get from wandering these familiar woods, welcomed by the Beech, Oak, Birch, Chestnut, Ash and Hazel.....and accompanied by the abundant bird-life. Heron, Jay, Merganser, Kingfisher, Mallard and Swan, amongst many others...all make star appearances heading the chorus of Tit, Blackbird, Thrush, Finch, Warbler, Wren and Robin etc etc etc.....with
To be able to take an easy relaxed hour or so of quiet escape into this most natural of surroundings right on my doorstep..... is a gifted luxury. (I could, I suppose, pepper this bit of blog with a miriad of photographs accordingly, but I won't....don't want to give the game away too much....it's mine I tell you....all mine, mwah mwah mwah.(plus a few dog walkers).
I live in a quiet street. In a small rural town.Pubs, shops, restaurants and local services all in a pleasant attractive locale. If I believed in karmic reincarnation....good for bad / bad for good blah blah...I fear I am in for some deep dooh-dooh in the next life !!