After a hot and sunny Corpus Christi an evening rainbow shyly emerges. In the distance is the faint sound of shepherds delighting.
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Found this solidly constructed nest on the ground at the base of one of our large conifers. What does one do? I put it on some branches in the depths of the tree. Too good to waste, surely..
Some things old, some things new...
Goodbye fraying paper booklets on Sundays and high solemnities.
James II enjoying the spotlight this morning; perhaps also wistfully remembering his splendid tomb in our priory church in Paris, before the revolutionaries threw his body in the Seine.
Wake up, open the curtain, and Sol is waking too.
A bench that stayed out for the winter. You've got to like lichen.
Behold the brief blossom before going back to the default setting of leaves; in winter it reboots to bare.