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Cormorants

Cormorants

These are my favourite birds – maybe along with starlings, but they always seem to be alone, which is why this group of 6 seem so startling – all lined up on their concrete – what are they? podiums? Like dudes in tuxedoes, they don’t care who’s watching them posing. I love the different poses … Continue reading

Herons

Herons

There is something rather special about seeing one of these birds on the River Taff, but I saw two in one day. I don’t like them as much as the cormorants, which are rather comical the way they hold up their feathers to dry. Herons are too tall, too skinny, too grey to be likeable … Continue reading

Still Life: A Frenchman with Fishes

Still Life: A Frenchman with Fishes

“That fucking bird! I’ll kill him!” Joseph ran into the cabin, grabbed his gun and ran outside to fire off a single round. We were staying with Joseph and his wife for the weekend, eating a late breakfast in front of the large window with a wide view of their land where it sloped down … Continue reading