Great Dunmow

A rather pretty sunset behind Doctors Pond in Great Dunmow that drew me out this evening


24Jun

296/365v3 – Trees, Clouds and Bird Song

I only had my tiny Manfrotto table tripod with me so decided to go for that low to the ground look…which worked until, inexplicably, the camera changed its focus…but in the end I quite liked it anyway! I added a bird song soundtrack which I recorded a week earlier about 10 miles away 😉

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The fair comes to Dunmow a few times a year. It’s not a large fair but it’s always interesting to see it first thing in the morning with no one around.

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Despite living close to Doctors Pond in Great Dunmow we very rarely see damselflies in the area…indeed, this is only the second time I have seen one in our garden after 18 years of living here.


It’s poppy time!


Spotted this (and a fair few other) poppies on the road side on my morning walk around Great Dunmow in Essex.


15Jun

287/365v3 – Clouds

Another time-lapse, this time of this afternoon’s clouds as they moved over Great Dunmow.


Some glorious weather around at the moment and the early morning walk is featuring a lot of blue sky. Here’s one of the Pill boxes on my route that is rapidly disappearing under all the summer growth.


We had the most enormous thunderstorm this afternoon – the rain absolutely hammered down…it did cool the atmosphere down as it had been extremely muggy before the storm.


I’ve been wondering whether we would get any goslings on Doctors Pond this year, the ducks have produced, the moorhens have produced…and finally we have goslings!