Cheetahs In My Shoes

living with the imaginary menagerie and all that it entails


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I Spy with my Little Eye, Something beginning with H

*in best David Attenborough voice* I Spy with my little eye something beginning with H…

Now hop over to the lovely jbmumofone to see who else is spying something beginning with H this week.

Mum of One


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I Spy with my Little Eye, Something beginning with G

I Spy with my little eye something beginning with G!

 

Now gamble over to the lovely jbmumofone to see who else is spying something beginning with G this week.

Mum of One


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I Spy with my Little Eye, Something beginning with F

I Spy with my little eye something beginning with F!

Now flounce over to the lovely jbmumofone to see who else is spying something beginning with F this week.

Mum of One


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See It, Snap It, Love It – Growing

This is my parent’s garden – I haven’t enhanced any colours or adjusted the balance -this was exactly how the sun fell on it one sunny (?!) Tuesday afternoon.  You can still see the raindrops on the beetroot leaves, there is chard to the right and then the oh so yummy raspberries.  To the left are the leeks that will probably be our Christmas lunch…

 


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See It, Snap It, Love It – Nature

Nature – what a theme!  The Cheetah Keeper and his Sister love going out to ‘do’ nature.  This generally means a walk somewhere slightly off the beaten track (ie a footpath!) and looking for stuff.   They’re quite happy looking for slugs, snails, ladybird, flowers, birds etc  They’re dab hands at spotting herons, rabbits and pheasants and are pretty knowledgeable (for 5 and 7 year olds) on garden birds.

As part of my role as Tawny Owl at our local Brownies, I’m boringly keen on getting the girls outside and exploring their surroundings – even if it is only around the car-park of the church.  There’s been so much rain that any time outside is welcomed by them – especially if there is a chance to run around shrieking!  Last week we were outside and I had my camera to get some ‘Brownies have fun’ shots.  The church car-park has some beautiful planting – including these stunning delphiniums that were surrounded by bees – so I changed from ‘sports’ setting to my beloved macro shots!  This was my favourite shot – the bee is just about to land, the wings are still going so fast they’re a blur – but you can see the joints in the legs and the detail in the flower.  I saw, I snapped, I love.