A sunny day walk about

Set off from Hexham to Spartylea. All in Northumberland, just on case you didn’t know.  I could not make it to a water fall  I intended to shot as the path was too soggy.

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Soggy land

Fabulous place in the summer  if you can scramble through.

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Slow shutter

The soil is full of colours.

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Colours

Then I jumped  back in the car and drove past Allenheads into County Durham territory.

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Lead mine

Old lead mine .

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Moorland

The Penines moorland was in full shine.
I kept going. Then ,  I arrived at Blanchland. The word squirrel came to my mind.  As you do. I turned left and headed to Ruffside then arrived at Pow Hill country park.  I sat on an old tree stump and waited. As I was photographing some birds…

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… I heard some fast movement behind me. There ……

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Squirrels.
The two came near me to say hello and ask if I had some nuts. I said, ” I have nuts but not the sort of nuts you are interested in. Just stay and look pretty for the camera”…..

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THANK YOU.
Next time I will swing via the market and buy this fella some nuts.