Thursday- poor Hector working. Jane and I had a great day. An archery lesson – I beat her ! At the farm venue they also have a fishing pond which was being skimmed by swallows catching insects. What a lovely sight.
Then we went to Trotters animal park and met some nice animals. Especially the gibbons and lemurs and marmosets. I had seen the falconry demonstration before but as last time loved it. John the falconer is mesmerising – his connection with the birds is a bit of magic.
After that we had cake and tea with Mum and I had a few minutes walk in Borrans Park on the lake shore at Ambleside and fed the ducks.
And a last blast on the two week holiday….. a drive out to the Solway Firth, along from Carlisle and to Bowness on Solway and a wander around on the foreshore and watching the tide gallop in. I saw a huge bird flying over the water and some few hundred yards away land on the marsh. I would love to know what it was. It looked dark and stood tall. I took this shot of Hector under the tide’s hooves.