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As we went up to my parents for lunch, a very pleasant yearly gathering of the ‘clan’ myself, Dad and my younger brother took Megan (Mum and Dad’s black Labrador) on a quick walk round the country lanes to tire her out before we sat down for lunch. As usual I took my camera but I utterly failed at the ‘wildlife cameraman’ bit, it wasn’t my fault… even Megan was stunned. As we rounded a bend in the lane running towards us came three European Hares (Lepus Europaeus). We were…

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Well we haven’t been out walking or fishing for a while as we’ve been busy trying to sort out the front garden. I am pleased to say it’s nearly finished except for putting in some new plants so it was great when my mother rang and asked if we wanted to go round for a BBQ on Saturday to celebrate father day and Wendy’s birthday a day early while the weather was nice. If you’ve read my earlier post, Watering the Garden, you’ll know that Mum & Dad live near…

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Last week saw my Mother and Father take a well earned holiday in Gozo, Malta, so I volunteered to go up to their place and water the conservatory and Dads vegetable patch. While I was there I thought I’d try out the Nikon 2200’s close up facility and as you can see by the results – it seems very good. This first picture is of the Apple blossom with the conservatory, blurred deliberately for effect, in the background. The conservatory got a good soaking as per Mum’s instructions so I…

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