Up To No Good — Thursday Trios

Hi all ๐Ÿ˜ƒ My latest post for Mama Cormier’s Thursday Trios.

Scurries — Fan Of… #158

Hi all ๐Ÿ˜ Feel free to join in this weekly challenge whenever you find yourself thinking, “I’m a fan ofโ€ฆ” (see below for how-to).

This week’s Fan Of… is scurries. Scurries is Scots for seagulls (Doric dialect — north-east). This is also my post for Susan’s Things in Scots (TiS).


Most view scurries as pests but I find them amusing. We see (& hear) them a lot on the way to work each day. They can usually be seen in small groups chuntering to one another, then one says something funny & they all throw their heads back & laugh like crazy ๐Ÿคฃ

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Lucky Timing — Bird Weekly – Photo Challenge

Hi all ๐Ÿ˜ƒ My entry for Lisa’s Bird Weekly – Photo Challenge: Birds in Flight.

This first shot was lucky timing — I was playing with Lensy down at Lock 20 on the Forth & Clyde Canal & took the shot below. It wasn’t until I was editing that I saw I’d caught the 2 Mallards I’d just been talking to, in flight.

Lock 20
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Learning to Fly — Lens-Artists Challenge #144

Hi all ๐Ÿ˜ƒ My entry for this weeks challenge, set by Tina: Taking Flight.

Originally my post was going to be titled “Floating not Flying” & feature this pair of mallards having an early morning paddle on the Forth & Clyde Canal.

Mallards on the Fourth & Clyde Canal
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