Archive for the tag 'Bird'

Birds are a miracle because they prove to us there is a finer, simpler state of being which we may strive to attain.
Douglas Coupland

6 Comments CherryPie on Jun 10th 2018

The best portion of a good man’s life -
his little, nameless, unremembered acts of kindness and love.
William Wordsworth

14 Comments CherryPie on Sep 25th 2016

The greatest achievement was at first and for a time a dream. The oak sleeps in the acorn; the bird waits in the egg; and in the highest vision of the soul a waking angel stirs. Dreams are the seedlings of realities.
James Allen (1864 – 1912)

16 Comments CherryPie on Oct 19th 2014

Regular readers will know that Cragside is one of my favourite places to visit.  During my recent visit to Northumberland I enjoyed seeing the gardens in a different season.  In this post you can see the formal gardens being stripped back and prepared for the summer bedding.
New to me on this visit was the addition [...]

10 Comments CherryPie on Aug 11th 2011

By Edward Lear

For the second annual Blogger’s silly week.
Calico Pie,
The little Birds fly
Down to the calico tree,
Their wings were blue,
And they sang ‘Tilly-loo!’
Till away they flew,–
And they never came back to me!
They never came back!
They never came back!
They never came back to me!
Calico Jam,
The little Fish swam,
Over the syllabub sea,
He took off his hat,
To the [...]

8 Comments CherryPie on Jul 27th 2010