Flying and the Art of Levitation have fascinated me since I was a child when I frequently made unsuccessful attempts to do either or both. I always believed that the reason I couldn’t fly was because I wasn’t trying hard enough. Somehow I knew that this potential ability should NEVER be revealed to grown-ups, so Read more about Flying and the Art of Levitation as Practised by Swans[…]
A weekly series where I revisit old photographs. Every November up to 2,000 Whooper Swans migrate from Iceland to spend the winter in West Lancashire. They leave again in November. And what a noise they make! Wonderful!
BBC’s Autumnwatch might just have finished and the clocks changed only a week ago but, for me, the arrival of the Whooper Swans at Martin Mere heralds the start of winter. What a noise they make – you hear them long before you see them. So far there around 500 whoopers have flown in from Read more about Martin Mere[…]