Sunday 16 December 2018

A quick visit to Ryans Field/Hayle Estuary

With sunny days a rarity a the moment finally had one appear so I was about to go out and photograph short eared owls. Unfortunately due to vandals breaking some drainage equipment for the farm ponds I was informed access was no longer allowed in the area, so thanks to the inconsiderate morons who did that. Opted for Hayle instead unfortunately tide was low so very little in camera reach. Did mange to get a couple of shots and distant views of a Kingfisher which is always great to see. Hoping for some proper winter weather far to mild/wet at present!!!!

John Deere Tractor (well I said it was quiet)


Meadow Pipit bathing



Saturday 1 December 2018

Helston Christmas Lights Switch On

A windy night but I managed to find a shelterd spot down the boating lake for the firework display. In town the lights were being blown all over the place so no pictures of those. Last time I did this event the town was packed with people, seemed a bit of a low turn out for this year for some reason. I didn't see as many stalls either this year. (maybe they all just left after the firework display?) Still a good effort to get into the spirit of things by some businesses, The Rodney Inn, Gilllians Larder and some others. (Possibly November is just to early?) Official Xmas lights look splendid so I may re-visit when it is less windy to get some shots of them.