Off Vancouver Island last Monday, we saw a Killer Whale with baby. It went on to take a seal – this type of Orca is a mammal (rather than fish) eating one. Baby seals and dolphins are its main food.
Oddly enough an adult seal on seeing an Orca will take to land. Baby seals [Read more…] about Neighbourhood Killer And Child
I took this picture in our back garden this afternoon in Hiltingbury.
I have two grandchildren who both play for Eastleigh Junior teams. Josh is 12 and he plays for the U13; Cole is 9 and he plays for the U10.
I live in Chandler’s Ford and I have been associated with Eastleigh Football Club (first team) for the past 6 years. I take photographs on match days which are then posted on the Eastleigh Football Club website and are used in the match day programmes. [Read more…] about Eastleigh FC: Football, Family And Photography
While waiting for a Planetarium show at the Winchester Science Centre with our grand-daughter, we decided to kill some time along the River Itchen.
We parked nearby the river at Itchen Stoke and were hoping to find some ducks for Lucy to feed with the remains of her packed lunch.
As it was, there were no ducks around and so [Read more…] about Swans and Cygnets on the River Itchen
You would not go to Nottingham for a holiday would you? It is said to be the murder capital of the UK. Cricket lovers go for test matches at Trent Bridge and there is the legend of Robin Hood.
Photographer and wildlife enthusiast Ian Julian shared stunning images of Peacock butterfly and Comma butterfly he spotted in our guided walk in Hocombe Mead last Sunday.
Today Ian is sharing more wildlife information and images with us.
The post below is written by photographer Ian Julian, from Sunny Bournemouth. [Read more…] about Wildlife: From Chandler’s Ford to Sunny Bournemouth
My son and I walked in glorious sunshine last Sunday morning in Hocombe Mead, thanks to our guide Dr. Andy Barker, and his helpful friends from Friends of Hocombe Mead, and Southampton Natural History Society.
In the two-and-a-half hour guided tour in Hocombe Mead last Sunday, Andy, with passion and patience, introduced to us fascinating features in this beautiful local nature reserve, including: [Read more…] about Hocombe Mead Guided Walk
I took this photograph of a Pacific Gray Whale recently in the San Ignacio Lagoon off the coast of Baja, Mexico.
Gray Whales often approach the Panga (boat) when they want to seek human interaction. They are happy to be stroked and petted as they come alongside the boat. They will even tease with a splash, a spout of air or a head butt! [Read more…] about Eye Of The Pacific Gray Whale
This Chandler’s Ford community website has just had a facelift. As the creator, I am thrilled.
A few weeks ago, I received an email from Roger Clark, Trustee of Hiltingbury Community Centre:
“Wonder why though [Read more…] about Is Chandler’s Ford A Jaguar? Meet Roger Clark.
Each Spring the Winchester Photographic Society (WPS) invites a photographer, of international distinction and standing, to deliver a lecture at the Winchester Discovery Centre.
We are delighted to announce that Magnum photographer, Martin Parr, who has been described as a “chronicler of our age”, is to present the 2014 Spring lecture in March. [Read more…] about Winchester Photographic Society: Spring Lecture By Martin Parr