Welcome to the Sunday Stills feature created and hosted by Terri Webster Schrandt
The theme for Sunday Stills this week is ‘straight’. The first thing that came to mind was the horizon and, although we know it’s not actually straight, it looks that way to us.
The church steeple seeming to reach up to the sky.
The angle of the sun is casting shadows in straight lines across this wooden walkway.
There are lots of goldfinches about this year and they seem to like spending time at the very top of the conifer tree in the garden of a house at the back of ours.
Am I getting the what are you doing look…
Can you just make out the little insect that might be meeting its end very soon
For Cee’s flower of the day challenge today (26th May) I’ve chosen the first two clematis flowers of the year.
Check out Cee’s post here.
What is it about our national bird, the robin, that captures the imagination? It has a friendly human name, although the original name was just redbreast or Ruddock. It’s become a symbol of Christmas and we love to see them in the garden.
The robin has many connections to folklore and has ecclesiastical links dating back to the 6th century AD. One explanation for the red breast originated with the idea that a bird tried to pull thorns out of the crown of thorns during the Passion of Christ. In reality it’s a warning…stay out of my territory. More on next page…