Outside My Office

My life, like many other people’s, is currently very much ‘indoors’. And a lot of that life is spent in a virtual ‘outdoors’ via Truck and Hunting simulations. However, there is always the window on the world outside and nature is gearing up for the birth of new life. Birds and animals are pairing up and some already have young. There’s a lot of activity to watch and sometimes photograph. Let me share a few photos from last week.

The Tits have been very active with Blue’s and Great’s coming to my window sill. Here is one of the Blue Tit’s that happily flitted back and forth despite me sitting right next to the window…

The Robin is a little more circumspect, watching with care before making a lightning fast smash & grab…

The Squirrels come every day at various times and, if the food has been hoovered up by the Feral and Wood Pigeons, sometimes tap on the window and look through the glass at me. I’m not sure how much they can actually see – they certainly see nowhere near as well as the Pigeons who observe my every move no matter how far back from the window I am! Here’s one of my regular Squirrel visitors approaching to get some nuts I’ve just put out…

Jumping for Joy

I didn’t have any suitable material for the second week of Cee’s On the Hunt for Joy challenge where we needed to Jump… I don’t jump very well these days ;-( But last Saturday I had the chance to catch a couple of suitable images at our the Wingate & Finchley vs East Thurrock match. Here’s a young mascot jumping for joy as he leaves the pitch after leading out the teams…

It was a day of joy all round as the team recorded a second league win in a row! Here’s Kane jumping over the other players during the celebration of Tage scoring an equalising goal……after which Charlie would go on to get the winner.

On the Hunt for Joy Challenge: Week 5 – Count Chimneys

Chimneys for fires……Long Lane, Finchley.

Chimneys for Electricity……Lots Road Power Station.

Catch up with Cee’s On the Hunt for Joy Challenge Here.