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A winter walk

A few highlights from a winter walk at Presqui’le, including the observation tower that provides bird watchers a superb view of the marshes. The saddle trees have been worn smooth by people stopping to sit on them. And my favourite, … Continue reading

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Drips

Drips of water from the melting snow slowly turning into frozen stalactites, or as they are more commonly called, icicles. Pretty, yet annoying if the water is dripping on your head or down the neck of your jacket, or a … Continue reading

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Cold day, hot soup

Other than hopping in the jeep and putting the heater on full blast, a cup of hot soup is one of the best ways to warm up a bit on a cold day – this was a cold day and … Continue reading

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Lighthouses in the snow

Images by Katherine © 2013 CKB

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A perfect day

Clouds, snow, trees, picnic tables and water – a marvellous combination, especially on days where most, if not all people stay indoors. Images by Katherine © 2013 CKB

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Walking on thin ice

The ice was actually quite thick when I walked over the ice bridge to Gull Island but it was rather creepy seeing the rocks and sand and shells below me, and having open water on either side – about 50 … Continue reading

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A rather frozen frog

I saw something that looked like an interesting stick so I decided to take a closer look – I’m like that, always poking at stuff that looks interesting. In this case, I was trudging around Gull Island on a rather … Continue reading

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Ice Globes

Pretty. Very pretty. These pretty icy spheres can be used as decoration, and as holders for candles. They are simple to make – fill some balloons with water, tie them off, and place them outside to freeze. You can also … Continue reading

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A winter wonderland

  A pretty scene with pristine snow, clear skies and a beautiful river. At the same time, it’s a recipe for disaster as clear skies and snow usually equate to cold weather which can easily lead to hypothermia or frostbite. … Continue reading

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Along the river

A bit of fun along the Trent on a winter day – bull rushes and rushing water and let’s have some fun… And then a quick walk on what I will politely call a trail as I head back to … Continue reading

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