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Talkin Tarn visit today


We went to the local Country Park, Talkin Tarn this morning and waved to Matthew in his signal box just before the turn in to the car park. I managed to walk quite a way, snapping pictures all the time and then we sat and rested; talked to passersby, made friends with dogs, two of which were bloodhounds (oh the noise they made on encountering some dog they didn’t like!), chortled at babies and took more photos. We were concerned at the lack of birds swooping over the water as there were plenty of insects flying about. It was a lovely experience to see the Tarn in Spring. Loads of ducklings; swans gliding majestically by, gulls crying overhead and much beauty in the wooded areas where the beeches are predominant. Yellow gorse, and some small mauve flowers amongst the growth alongside the track added to the pleasant picture.
There were youths paddling blue drums (?) linked together like the hulls of a catamaran. They seemed to be racing each other and having a lot of fun.

We felt so at peace with the world in this lovely place.

It was such a good morning for relaxing and simply enjoying being out in the Natural world away from the noise and bustle of life as it is today.

I hope I shall see some of these sights in my dreams tonight!

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I feel better for seeing this blog ... such beautiful scenery ... thanks for sharing. : o ) )

19 May, 2010


what a nice dreamy night to have after the lovely photo's you have taken.

19 May, 2010


What a lovely day you had the pics really brought it to life so thank you.

19 May, 2010


What a lovely place to be able to visit - and in such fine weather, too. :-))

19 May, 2010


The pictures were wonderful, glad you had time to relax and stand and stare, and capture the day to share with us.

19 May, 2010


Lovely to see pictures of the Tarn I enjoy visiting & we always admire the little signal box.As you say not too strenuous a walk for those of us with mobility problems.Must get down again soon.

4 Jun, 2010

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