Taking my first plunge .


Mum Blackbird reckons I need a bath and freshen up after just leaving that cramped nest ..

Do I wash in here ?

No lad .. come and join me here .

Are you sure Mum ? looks big and deep to me …

Aye lad dont be frightened ..

Well here goes ..

Quite nice once your in ..

That feels better .

How do I look now ?


7 May, 2011
littlewren said:

Jane this is an amazing set of photos.....feel quite emotional looking through the lovely photos and reading your captions....isn't nature fabulous.....thanks for sharing

7 May, 2011
jane said:

Aww thanks Littlewren...it was wonderful to watch...Mother Nature at its best.Housework? Dont ask ! Lol

7 May, 2011
aster said:

Wonderful Jane, it's nice to hear and see you had a few moments to spare to enjoy this sight :)
Brilliant photo's and a super narrative.

7 May, 2011
jane said:

Thank you Aster...I really love this time of year ..:o))

7 May, 2011
jane said:


7 May, 2011
johnponting said:

jane - great series of shots.

7 May, 2011
robashfield said:

Great pics ......great captions....perfect! loved it....You aren't related to Johnny Morris by any chance? lol

7 May, 2011
jane said:

Thank you John and Rob...the faces just seemed to fit the words and the youngster seemed so nervous at first to go in..lol

7 May, 2011
david said:

Wonderful pics, Jane, and storyline, too. Glad that you were distracted from your own housework long enough to observe "bathtime". and post the pics for us all to see. Thank You!


7 May, 2011
jane said:

Doesnt take much to distract me from the dreaded housework David !! Glad you enjoyed my photos..thank you..

8 May, 2011
eje said:

I've said it before and I'll say it again, Jane you are so blessed to have such a glorious garden. Stunning!!!!

8 May, 2011
mike said:

What a lovely set of photos Jane - nicely collated

8 May, 2011
mactumpshie said:

gold medal stuff well done jane ,mac

8 May, 2011

Fabulous set Jane

8 May, 2011
jane said:

Many thanks Eric,Mike ,Mac and Alan....

8 May, 2011

Jane, thanks for sharing these lovely pics with us....Such a wonderful tale of baby Blackbird's bathtime..Your captions made
it all come together so well!!
Great pics & Blog, jane....

8 May, 2011
deida said:

Jane, Freesia said it all....wonderful blog, thanks for sharing

8 May, 2011
jane said:

Thank you so much Freesia and Deida.There are 3 in the family but this one is the bravest ! Lol....

8 May, 2011
lincslass said:

Jane I have to agree, lovely blog, both pics and captions, been busy gardening so not been on for a while,pleased to see a blog from your garden,hope you and Bb are both keeping well.....

9 May, 2011
jane said:

Hi Lincslass...lovely to hear from you again. Both well thank you...busiest time of the year for Ray gardening now and he usually works six days a week.The garden has sprung to life last couple of months and now all the birds are in full swing nesting !
Thank you for your lovely comments...

15 May, 2011
sandra1 said:

brilliant jane and have missed seeing your blogs and pics, hope you and Ray are well ;o)

18 May, 2011
jane said:

Aww thanks Sandra...both well and working hard at the moment.Hope you too are keeping well and that you are still painting ? :o)

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