Quackers amongst the hustle and bustle

By | December 7, 2013

Sometimes it seems like everything is just too busy to appreciate the beauty of our natural surroundings.

Yesterday could have been one of those days. D’s cold all week, combined with the loss of Bunny (her comforter) made for a stressful hospital visit yesterday. She was poked, prodded, injected and blood taken so it was a relief to leave the hospital behind and head towards (what would undoubtedly be) a busy town.

Amidst the hustle and bustle of the two places, there was a little oasis of calm and tranquility as we pushed her buggy along the canal path.


These ducks were quite happy just bobbing around in the cold water, occasionally quacking. D was also delighted to see a swan.


As we stood on the bridge with the Christmas shoppers rushing past, it was nice to take a look back at where we’d just been:


And where we were heading:


And just soak in that little bit of calm before we headed off to some busy, busy shops.

A little #CountryKids moment for us but it was refreshing.


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Mary @over40andamumtoone on 7th December 2013 at 8:44 am.

It’s a timeless pleasure isn’t it – just looking at the


Jeannette on 7th December 2013 at 10:24 am.

It definitely is and it was such a nice moment before getting back to busy areas 🙂


Coombe Mill-Fiona on 7th December 2013 at 4:28 pm.

And what beautiful sights they are to have on your way to
the shops! Hope all is well with D and you managed to get the
shopping done quickly. Thanks for linking up and sharing with
Country Kids.


Jeannette on 8th December 2013 at 7:09 am.

Thanks Fiona, it was a lovely bit of calm 🙂


Mummypinkwellies on 8th December 2013 at 11:15 pm.

Aww how lovely 🙂 x


Jeannette on 9th December 2013 at 7:00 am.

Thank you, it was a lovely, calm few moments 🙂


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