Saturday, April 29, 2017

29/04/2017 A trip trip to the local market this morning and a few photos in the garden.

Maximum temperature 18C, minimum 1C. 14 kmh SE wind. Cloud and sun. Dry.
Our local Saturday morning market....

Fresh oysters on the right where I was heading.

Just out of town they are building a new factory, I hope it does not look too out of place...

Factory and storage for palettes.

Bee and look at that pollen sac...

as above on the Red robin.

Bumble bee on the sage.

Barn swallow (Hirundo rustica)

Robber fly on the Red robin.

Common lizard trying to catch a bit of sun.

The peonies are opening.

Just for the record - the top patch is now covered with turf from the new veggie garden so we (Nigel!)can get to work on the garden,

8 comments:

  1. So lovely to see the bees and flowers, Diane! And I love lizards, too. Fresh oysters...mmmm. The barn swallow is sweet and being fluent in French, I need no translation for your 4th photo. :)

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. We love fresh oysters and it is difficult to avoid Saturday morning markets :-) I can get by reading French most of the time, but oh how I wish I could speak it. N is not fluent but he speaks pretty well and his grammar, so the French tell me, is pretty much perfect. The grammar is a mystery to me! I only started learning after I turned 60 and the brain cells are not what they used to be!! Have a good Sunday Diane

      Delete
  2. All so wonderful to see, but i LOVED the bee photos most of all. :-) Well done with your photography!!!

    When you have time, could you stop by my blog, I asked a ?? in my reply to your comment. No rush.

    Have a wonderful week, G

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. That bee was pretty amazing flying around with that heavy load. Hope you also have a good week Diane

      Delete
  3. Like Linda above, I have no difficulty with French. Must be frustrating at times for you, knowing that you are unlikely to ever grasp the language.

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. I imagine that in Canada you do French and English at school, I wish that I had of done French at school it may well have made a difference to me now. I get by, sort of, but get totally lost when the French talk 'normal' speed!!! I cannot though reply as I cannot think fast enough, writing is reasonable, but then I have time to think!! Diane

      Delete
  4. Got to love those bees doing their thing. A factory? Sure hope the building fits in with your village.

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. The bees are doing well when the weather is OK which not often at the moment!!
      Sure the factory will look like a factory, but at least it is out of town on the edge of the highway.
      Give my love to the North Rim. Diane

      Delete

Thanks for taking the time to visit and pass a comment. Every comment is appreciated and I try to reply to each and every one. All comments are verification free but will come to me for approval first :-)) No Anonymous Users!