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Welcome to my Blog.
My Blog is mostly about my hobbies, ie Model boats,Cross Stitch, Gardening, Days out and about and Photography with pictures taken at and around our Model Boat club at Etherow Country Park, where I can be found quite a few days a week on the landing stage, you might recognize the hat and the dog rather than me. My models and other hobbies can be found in the tabs at the top above the header picture.
There will also be entries of days out with my long haired Chihuahua "Pepe", weather permitting of course.

Tuesday, 14 February 2017

This weeks pictures from Reddish Vale. 11th Feb 2017.

Was a cold but sunny day at Reddish Vale this week.
Forecast was for heavy snow in Oldham so cried off going to John's, its not the going its the returning home later in the day!.
Had a run to the Vale and all the wildfowl were glad to see us as there wasn't too many people there with food.
Then we had an invite from good friends Bob & Joyce to have dinner with them so with Pepe nearly wagging his tail off we had a nice afternoon there chatting and putting the world to rights, checking out Bob's progress on his latest project and arranging our visit to the Ellesmere Model Boat show on the first weekend in March!.

Click here for news of shows coming up shortly
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Heron

Tufted duck

Cormorant drying out
 

That's a Little Grebe behind the Coot, that's the name of the Grebe rather than its a baby one!, quite shy and always at the far end of the lake.

Great Crested Grebes

The family of swans are doing well and the adults don't seem too bothered about seeing off the young ones, perhaps that's because its a large lake and plenty of food for all.






Little Gull.

Spotted this Kingfisher in the trees but my Zoom didn't zoom enough so sorry folks perhaps a better picture next time!.

The new (to me) car is running well and its a joy to drive, one of the best cars I had.
I even got a £70 rebate back from the DVLA this week, its the new system where the road tax doesn't transfer with the car, you get confirmation that the old one is off your name and you are no longer listed as its owner, and you get a cheque for any time left (full months only)from the old car.

Not been to the Shire Horse centre yet with the inclement weather but as soon as it brightens up I will be going and taking the camera with me for some photos for you.
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Joke of the week.
A novel beer mat from the carvery I go to in the week, 



For us older bikers.

That's all for now folks.
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1 comment:

  1. You were very lucky seeing a Kingfisher at Reddish Vale

    Bob

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