Sparkwell Zoo

Sparkwell Zoo

Today we went to Sparkwell zoo. We saw 2 brown bears, one of which was arthritic and 37 years old ( that’s apparently over 200 in human years*), tigers, lions, a mesmerising Jaguar, pig-dogs, pig-rats (not their formal names), some otters squeaking and begging...

My family

… In an Antonioni film! Another from the island accross the causeway from Bigbury-on-sea. I thinking “L’Aventura” It was a super-hot day in July, which enabled an infra-red styling to the image.
stormy lighthouse

stormy lighthouse

Same Lighthouse (Smeaton’s Tower) , different weather (stormy autumn), no pirates (well, only agents of photoshop)!
Sheep

Sheep

What is a walk in the country without a picture of sheep?
mum @ paignton

mum @ paignton

It’s de rigeur for us to enjoy the faded splendor of Paignton beach if I visit in the summer. As well as the joy of deckchairs and crab sandwiches, there is now the added theatre of the attack seagulls who like to swoop down to steal food – they are not...