A Walk in the Park

Sorting through my ever mounting collection of photographs I came across a folder called ‘Walks’. It was dated 2005 and became an exercise in stretching. Stretching my legs, my energy levels and stretching my eye behind the camera lense. At that stage a digital camera was still rather new to me and I enjoyed clicking away knowing that at the end of the day it was possible to hit delete if they were a total disaster.

This group of pictures were all taken in Crawfordsburn Country Park in Co Down. It was the month of March. I had decided that trees were to be my focus for the morning.

Taking the camera for a walk was a wonderful idea to get me moving. I would decide to go as far as a certain point in the distance before turning, yet when I reached it, there was always another carrot a little further on.

This last one is my favourite from that day.

Enjoy my walk!

UPDATE: I just realised the date – 2 years ago today I was pushed over a cliff never to return.Ā  20th September 2006 was the day I started blogging.

Thanks Elly for all the fun you introduced me to.

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19 thoughts on “A Walk in the Park

  1. Well done Grannymar, two whole years blogging and you are an expert at this stage šŸ™‚
    Bringing your camera for a walk sounds like a great idea and with the sun beaming down here today I might just do the same myself!

  2. Thanks Niamh,

    I am about to take the camera walkies right now before the sun plays hide and seek

  3. I love Crawfordsburn, also the coastal path along Belfast Lough. But I hadn’t appreciated the amazing colours until I saw your pics. Brilliant!

  4. @Primal – Thank you kind Sir! I am still on the nursery slopes of blogging with plenty more to learn. (Like how to get rid of double spacing every time I hit return.)

    @Nick – I love Crawfordsburn Country Park because you have a choice of walks through the wooded glen, meadowland or along the coast.

    @Stel – It was a really nice day and the pics bring me right back there.

  5. That was a nice walk, Grannymar! I love the trees. But do me one favor and blog about how it’s possible to hit that delete button. I find it as hard to do as it is for me to throw old magazines in the trash.

  6. Congratulations from a bit of the moss you’ve picked up along the way….. I love those fungi!

  7. @Baino – At times it feels like a lifetime, but what a wonderful opportunity to make new friends.

    @Magpie – Like the top photo, we need the moss to add colour!

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  9. I’ve been meaning to come over and say congratulations on your 2 years. What a coincidence that we both started blogging on the same day!

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