Saturday, 30 April 2016

SOPPY SUNDAY

1. So... Thursday, Friday, Saturday... hmmm yes, it's Sunday again
2. This is my bucket... I might have spilled some.
Can you fill it up please?
3. Glencoe.
4. Bamboo Forest.
5. This is MY lily pad... you can't share it.
6. The long and the sort of it is... us!
What black paint? Ohhhh, THAT black paint.
We can explain.
7. It's tiring work eating all that grass. Need a little lie down sometimes.
8. Bluebell woods... Spring has sprung.
9. Anyone know what this is?
10. Caithness.
11. Now can we get in the car and go home?
12. Northern Lights in Iceland.
13. I'm ready for my close up, Mr de Mille!
14. My tail is bigger than me!
15. Skye.
16. Fleecy Dam...
17. St Abbs.
18. What better use for a hole in a tree...
 but can I get that to work? Nope.
19. True.
20. Nurse, I want my dinner now... They're all leaving.

Grateful thanks again to Panda Paws and Bugger le Panda.

21 comments:

  1. As for No 9, my guess would be crab apple. It looks like a Malus of some description

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    1. Could be, Bill. Leaves look similar. Wondering about number of petals though. Certainly similar flower.

      Thanks for the suggestion.

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  2. Caption for 20 - "I'm with Nicola".

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    1. LOL. Shout it at the top of your voice, little one!

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  3. 9. It's a plant's reproductive structure Tris. Now, about the bees—

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    1. I'm all ears Conan...

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  4. It is nice of you to show Neil Oliver photos when he was young. A bit rude in the first photo though.

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    1. LOL. I'm not sure that the little orange fellow would thank you for the idea that he's going to grow up looking like NO though!!!

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  5. Well I am laughing at all the dirty dogs. My Mum's Jack Russell once when we had him down the beach at North Berwick, those were the days when you could take them there, he found a dead seal on the beach and rolled in it before we could stop him, smell was indescribable, did what we could before putting him in the car. Mine this morning had an itchy bot and rubbed it on the road, he was going home for his bath and boy he got in before he could rub said bot on the carpet. The tree with the campanulas is just beautiful and isn't St Abb's just lovely. Now we had a crab apple in the last garden two back, and for the life of me I cannot remember the flowers but I go with apple too.
    I was pleased ro see wee lambs in the fields around me cause I thought these might be eating sheep instead of breeding sheep. The Ladies are in the byre in the farm beside us, had a look the other day and they were all peering out at my noisy dog who was doing his nut on the road when our neighbour, Mr Farmer was heading up to HIS farm. Helena

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    1. Oh lord yeah, they love rubbing themselves on dead things... Seagulls on the beach here. And if you are far away from home, the ride back is incredibly horrible with all the windows open. Then the stink stays in the car for days, even though you washed the upholstery... ugh. My stomach is turning with the memory. Campanula is a lovely flower. I've got a lot of it in the garden, but I can't get it to grow out of holes in walls or trees. Damn! Yep, I think the crabapple is right. It's also beautiful!

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  6. The northern lights in Iceland, magical.

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    1. Never seen anything that spectacular, Jim.

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  7. No9 - I think it's flowers Tris if that helps :-) No18 is smashing -ain't nature clever. No17 - I've looked and looked but still can't see the head. No 4 - I'm suddenly feeling very hungry.

    As for Nos 1 and 20 - smashing and I'm just going to ignore what the Marcia said...

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    1. I thought you'd like 1 and 20. Now if only I had brains, I'd have known they were flowers too.

      Munguin says "fat chance".

      Ho hum

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  8. One of those in no 19 owns us! He is at the moment lying behind my chair 'coz it's dinner time :)

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    1. Well you know what to do Morag... Feed him!

      That's what he keeps you for!

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  9. Hi all, love this blog, it's a daily visit for me. Can't bear to sit here while you try to figure out #9. It is Cornus (that's the genus), known in North America as Dogwood. What look like flower petals are actually bracts, the flowers are the the wee green bits in the centre. Tried to send this last night, but it might have gotten lost in the ether. SNPx2 (wish I could, I'm in Alaska!).

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    1. Skyeskip

      Hello and welcome to the Republic!

      I don't think we've ever had anyone comment from Alaska before.

      But great news. Thanks for the explanation. You sound like you're a bit of an expert in these matters. :)

      For anyone who is interested... I found this:

      https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cornus_nuttallii

      Thanks again. Thanks for your kind words too.

      Don't be a stranger now. :)

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    2. PS. I'll be voting SNP x 2. So think of me as your proxy!!!

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    3. Just remember to vote in person, those postal votes give me the creeps! The 5th of May can't get here soon enough. Already looking forward to next year's council elections!

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    4. Don;t worry. I'll be there early morning, in person.

      You're right postal votes are so open to abuse.

      They are so strict in polling stations about no one going into the booth with you, yet any Tom Dick or Whoever can fill in your postal voting form with half the neighbourhood looking on.

      I 100% don't trust them, although for the very elderly, or the sick, they can be a blessing.

      Keep tuned in ... and to the blogs on the sidebar... for up to date news :)

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