Squirrels and Goose at the Lake

It seems my camera gear is hardly used these days, so I took a walk recently, at our local St James Lake. The lake is just 5 minutes walk from my front door. The path around it is well established and maintained, so it really is a good place to take a walk. I have…

Lily of the Valley in the Garden

Lily of the Valley flowers in a pot in the garden. As spring moves towards summer every year this pretty little white flowers bloom in a pot in our garden. Always a welcome sight, we do watch for them to appear. In fact, this year, they have self-seeded to the point where we will need…

Misty Rose and Rosebud in the Garden Photo

Always a welcome sight when we see this pink rose flowering in our garden. It means summer is here! I have a selection of photos, over the years, of this rose. I particularly like this mist y effect, so that’s the one I have posted in my galleries. Here it is, on a slightly darker…

Al Fresco Lunch at the Pig Place

The Pig Place at Adderbury. Sitting in the sun on a great big comfortable couch in the Oxfordhire sunshine. What better way to have lunch.

Tenby Colours – A Favourite

Tenby Colours – the colours of the boats in the harbour and the buildings above the harbour at Tenby in Pembrokeshire, Wales.

Moved from Self Hosted to WordPress.com

Early 2021, still in COVID-19 lockdown, saw Hairy1Travels migrate from a self hosted site to WordPress.org. Read on for details of how and, more importantly, why. The effects of Lockdown Lockdown in 2020 meant many changes for most people, not excluding me. Work became hugely busy, trying to set users up to work from home,…