For some strange reason I was up early and out for a walk by 7.30. Strange as I am not a morning person and even stranger as I am working this evening so could in all conscience have had a lie in.
But I didn’t and headed off with my camera to take these photos. I did put my appliances of science in and around my ears so there’s no need for anyone to check.
I walked up our road and down the cottage lane by the river, then up onto the bridge and back via our park. I could hear birds and crickets and the old man walking his dog in his pajamas. The old man was wearing the pajamas not the dog, the dog was au naturel.
I heard a woodpecker and other birds. The birds still sound as if they are at the bottom of a long metal tube so I couldn’t tell whether or not that the laughing sound was a seagull or a loon
. I like to think it was a loon. Soon I will be able to hear it without the metal tube effect.
When I got to the bridge I stood and watched this fisherman and his boat float by. It was so quiet. A beautiful rich silence that really was there, not imposed by my lack of hearing.