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HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 13/12/2015 at 20:35

It's an ongoing thread where we just chat about all sorts of stuff Chris. We can dip in and out and talk about non gardening matters, tell jokes, ask questions about cake, tv, music cameras, decorating , Christmas and ...well, you get the picture 

and we frequently don't make sense!

Hosta - brilliant  

Camera Corner

Posted: 13/12/2015 at 20:30

Thank you Lesley - very kind 

The first two pix are with  my new camera - it's a Fuji FinePix bridge camera - model S8650. It was around £85/90 reduced from about £130/140. I'd intended getting one of the lightweight, slim ones - easier for carrying - but this one seemed such good value. I love the panoramic facility on it and I'm getting used to the heavier weight of it!  Hosta's is a terrific buy - much better zoom than mine. If I'd waited a few months it would have been perfect, but I'd have to have gone back and done all those hills again

My previous one was an Olympus, and I'd had it for many years so it owed me nothing. It was heavier on power - the only drawback. The 3rd and 4th pix were taken with it. I loved it, but it's currently languishing half way down Cam Chreag in Glen Lochy just now   

Anyone else still mowing??

Posted: 13/12/2015 at 19:29

You need a small flock of sheep instead Hosta - especially as you're getting a bit long in the tooth 

I'll get me coat...

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 13/12/2015 at 19:28

Glad things went well LP. Hope you've warmed up now! 

I love a good mystery Dove    lily - it wasn't me wot dunnit   

Could have been Barratt Holmes, Verd ....

Camera Corner

Posted: 13/12/2015 at 19:21

A few more to tempt Verd  

The Tyndrum Hills ( Ben Lui etc) from the lochan on Beinn Odhar at about 2,500 feet

http://i1331.photobucket.com/albums/w595/fairygirl55/DSCF1237_zpssjpmjslz.jpg

Glen Fyne on Saturday - you can just see Ben Lui and Ben Oss covered in snow in the distance against the pale sky

http://i1331.photobucket.com/albums/w595/fairygirl55/DSCF1302_zpsqfequnpn.jpg

 From the summit of Goatfell on Arran - exactly 7 years ago

http://i1331.photobucket.com/albums/w595/fairygirl55/arranandGoatfell6_zpsecf6773e.jpg

 Stob Dearg on Buchaille Etive Mor ( The  'Bookil' ) as you enter Glencoe

http://i1331.photobucket.com/albums/w595/fairygirl55/P8310001_zps398752cf.jpg

 

Camera Corner

Posted: 13/12/2015 at 15:55

She's a smasher nut - and so is your pic  

Why are blackbirds digging the garden

Posted: 13/12/2015 at 15:04

Course it does! It's worthy of a 'winter month' calendar shot  

Why are blackbirds digging the garden

Posted: 13/12/2015 at 14:50

Gorgeous nut. Absolutely beautiful photo 

You should put that on the Camera thread 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 13/12/2015 at 14:29

chicky - glad mr.c is feeling well enough to tinker with his blowtorch  

oh...that sounds rude...

Those sound lovely Liri -  and I don't even like mince pies! 

"Show us ya baubles!"

Posted: 13/12/2015 at 14:22

Haven't done ours yet but I found this one from nine years ago in my house round the corner - does that count? 

 

http://i1331.photobucket.com/albums/w595/fairygirl55/PC250014_zpsst534pz4.jpg

 

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