Great Crested Grebe

May 18, 2008

Great Crested Grebe

Originally uploaded by Mr_Chips

“A major in Wales challenged him to produce a single case of a great crested grebe attacking young rabbits” From Evelyn Waugh’s Scoop, where William Boot’s sister had playfully substituted the words – ‘great crested grebe’ for ‘badger’ in his weekly nature notes for The Beast newspaper.


August 15, 2007

Hare, originally uploaded by Mr_Chips.

There are wild hares that come in to my mother’s garden in Devon. They are almost tame as they don’t mind people being around. They are far more fun than rabbits and do less damage. Here is one of them having breakfast at the edge of the lawn.

Oak 12 May

May 12, 2007

Oak 12 May, originally uploaded by Mr_Chips.

This tree is part of my “Tree in a year” project. The rest of the set is here.