Monday, 30 January 2023

Lakeside Bimbling

 A day where pictures speak louder than words, where the sun shone and a butterfly flew over my garden.

Many more flowers are out - blooming crocuses, lesser celandine in a place where photographing it would have meant falling in a lake, and balkan anemones in the cemetery.

Crows gathered for a social chat in the tree tops, and a fat squirrel ran away from me in surprise, and probably, horror. 

The lake was beautifully lit by a low sun, silhouetting waterfowl as they went quietly about their aquatic business. 

Me, I walked around and through it all, as Paul Gambaccini asked questions about Bruckner on Radio 4.

Very pleasant. 


All text and images copyright CreamCrackeredNature 30.01.23


  1. Si those pictures are utter bliss - especially the aconites. Newark and Wensleydale are far apart - nothing showing yet in my garden but a few shoots to tell me they are on their way. You have made my day with this post. Thank you. PS "Bimbling" ? In that a 'Si-ism' or a local word? Not heard it before but I like it - I shall add it to my vocabulary.

  2. So many aconites and those Wood Anemones are lovely to see. Thank you for lovely photos

  3. I am so happy to see those flowers! My backyard is covered with snow and it is VERY cold here this morning. Thanks for making me smile this morning with these beautiful photos.

  4. Wow, flowers! What a sight. Beautiful photos.

  5. Ooh ..I do love that little blue flower Si ! It's beautiful ..Is it an anemone ? I can't remember it's name right now !

  6. Thank you all so much, especially if this is your first time here!