Walkabouts and wonders

"A life not examined is a life not lived" – Socrates

Tag Archives: christmas

Nature’s little Christmas offerings

Today, I got outside for the first time with a new camera – intent on enjoying the first really hard frost of an English winter. With all the moisture frozen out, the air was as clear of fog and haze as you ever get it – like the inside of a temple dome of sharp, clean blue.

Now normally, I might expect to continue in this vein – after years of close-in city living, the sense of the wide roundness of the earth and our smallness within it never ceases to get to me. But today, the camera took me to a different world of miniature magic. With apologies for some of the quality issues, here is a little of what I found –

Privet rebel

Privet rebel

Here was this small burst of growth in the middle of my neighbour’s carefully crafted hedge. It’s not that there isn’t something attractive in a well ordered garden, but surely this is what it is all about – the irrepressible and unstoppable urge for growth.





Meanwhile, just around the corner….








And, on a pathway nearby,

A starling's christmas dinner?

A starling’s christmas dinner?









What more can I say, except “Thank you”?

The Insolvency (England and Wales) Rules 2016

Discussion about the new rules and their commencement

Where's my backpack?

Romancing the planet; a love affair with travel.


Walk and Bike in France and Europe www.walk-bike-camino.com

Lakshmi Loves To Shop

The Nirvana of travel, shopping and spirituality...


Le Bonnet voyageur • The travelling Winter Hat


Photography by Corina Mitrescu

Life Through A Lens

Amina Abu-El-Hawa Photography


New chapter into artistic (and possibly commercial) creativity...


Small steps towards a big difference


Thoughts on Life, Art, Photography, Technology, Teaching and Travel.....

Listful Thinking

Listless: Lacking zest or vivacity

Save Mangar Bani

Aravalli's sacred ancient forest grove


everythingelseandi is about all the things that matter in my life!!!!! love, laughter, clothes, shoes, pets, music, art, culture, travel and everythingelse and i.


The world's most unplanned adventure

Fractions of the world

Road trips and travel tips

Flight of the Condors

A journey through South America

Gelli Power

6 months in the hills of Snowdonia. Living in a stone cottage with no electricity, heating or running water, we are getting our warmth through the winter by running, hill walking and blogging!


Big-Data Software Solutions | Exploring Hyperlocal Agriculture


A full service travel agency specializing in custom designed journeys to exotic destinations

%d bloggers like this: