Evening Walk By The River…

I took my ‘old’ Canon DSLR camera for a walk along by the river this evening before dinner.  I have been using the Lumix bridge camera lately but I am not too happy with the detail in landscapes so I thought I would check out the Canon again and see if it was any better…

Sixes and Sevens.

What a busy sporting weekend that was. Lets work through it.  Firstly this was the weekend of the annual Olney 7’s rugby tournament which started at 10:30am on Saturday. I wandered down in the afternoon to take a few photographs and to watch my grandson Harry playing for one of the Olney teams. What a…

Giving It Another Go…

Well here I am again writing a blog post.  Not sure how long it will last but its that time of year when there are more things to write about. To start with we had the first trip of the year with our caravan last week.  We went to Devon visiting family around Exeter.  It…

Sunday Morning Pleasures..

This morning I walked down to the recreation grounds to watch two of my Grandsons, Joe and Will at rugby training, however when I got there it transpired that Joe(13) was playing in a match at 11am.  It was the teams first match of the year and first year they are allowed to play in league…

Fun And Games By The River ..

This morning I wandered down to the recreation ground to watch Grandson Will play in a  rugby tournament.  Here are some views of the sort of crowds of kids (plus parents) that attend these matches and training games every Sunday morning through the Rugby season, and this only the under 6’s and 7’s.  It was…

Exotic Bird In The Park..

I heard reports yesterday of an exotic duck that had appeared at our local country park.  So this morning I jumped on one of my bikes with camera bag on my back and set off on a  duck hunt. I found a Mandarin Duck on one of the lakes mingling with a whole lot of…