Tuesday, 11 January 2011

Blue Skies - and a splash of winter colour

On Sunday the sun was brightly shining so we set off for a walk at Dorney Lake.

It was a case of "Blue skies smilin' at me, nothin' but blue skies do I see".

The family of swans that I saw first back in August last year were there, and the cygnets are nearly fully grown. 

I could only see six of the seven that I saw originally, so I hope the other one was away foraging on its own somewhere.

But what I really came to see was the wonderful collection of dogwoods, different varieties planted en masse showing a roit of winter colour in the bright sunshine. They are a treat to see at this time of year and I always look forward to seeing them.

 Guaranteed to lift the winter blues away!



  1. Gorgeous photos..love the rich reds
    Thank you !

  2. Great photos. Thank you for sharing.

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  4. Beautiful blue skies. Not had them here in Wiltshire yet this year, just grey or white : (
    Glad I came to view yours!


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