Category: The Great Outdoors

Trip to the beach

I had a little time to myself this morning and thought I would take a drive down to the beach. This beach is at Goderich  Ontario and is beautiful any time of the year. There are many sections and lots of different types of beach to walk,… Continue Reading “Trip to the beach”

A Host of Daffodils

I wandered lonely as a cloud That floats on high o’er vales and hills, When all at once I saw a crowd, A host of golden daffodils;  Beside the lake, beneath the trees,  Fluttering and dancing in the breeze. W. Wordsworth And very, very… Continue Reading “A Host of Daffodils”

Thrifty Thursd….errr Friday!

There is so much going on here at Hedgehog Hill that the days get away on me. I have been finding lots of plant and garden stuff in my thrifty rambles. I found them each at different places and none cost me more than… Continue Reading “Thrifty Thursd….errr Friday!”

Spring time walk

All the snow is gone. Yesterday the temperature rose to 14 c ! It was lovely and Mr Murfin and I explored the little woods beside Hedgehog Hill to see if we could find the old bridge that washed away. If you look quickly… Continue Reading “Spring time walk”

Spring is in the air!

Saturday was not as warm as I would have liked, but in the afternoon I did get outside to poke around in the gardens. Yes spring is on the way and wow there are more bulbs here than I thought! I can also start… Continue Reading “Spring is in the air!”

Catching up

I was really, really hoping for some sun this weekend. All of this cloudy snowy weather makes for dull pictures. I think there was sun for about 5 minutes on Sunday. I was not outside then… I am desperate to get some crafty things… Continue Reading “Catching up”

Snowy weekend at Hedgehog Hill

The snow came down Friday night. It was sticky snow that clung to everything and frosted the branches. In contrast, I am learning how to make picture collages. I chose a selection of shots from our visit to The Mount – once upon a… Continue Reading “Snowy weekend at Hedgehog Hill”

Thrifty Thursday

Well this is an extra-ordinary Thrifty Thursday. I found a few nice goodies this week, some were more photogenic than others. Several are going to be works in progress. But the most amazing ‘find’ this week was running into a fellow blogger Diane from… Continue Reading “Thrifty Thursday”

testing the camera

So I am really new to this whole camera with fancy lenses and stuff. Mr Murfin owns the fancy camera and I have always shunned it in favour of my little in-the-pocket-point-and-shoot one which is much lighter and easy to carry on holidays. So far all… Continue Reading “testing the camera”