Cheeky Parakeets

Every time I see one of Barcelona’s many cheeky parakeets a massive smile’s plastered on my face. Maybe it’s how they use the streets as arial streets, the flash of green as they fly by that does it. Maybe it’s how growing up in the English country side, tropical islands, animals and birds were only found in books, on TV or in day dreams. Our neighbour had peacocks which was as tropical as it got.

I’m not sure how colonies started appearing throughout Spain. Legend has it some escaped from shipping crates at the port or airport back in the mid 70’s. Continue reading “Cheeky Parakeets”

Zoo Photos Part I

While I’ve spent the most part of the past three days running around in shorts, come evening time I skipped comfy shorts for lightweight cotton pjs. There’s no denying now the temps are lowering, the evening’s have an hint of chill. Even the coconut oil’s in a liquid solid gloopy state. Transitional layering season’s begun!OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

The zoo residents Continue reading “Zoo Photos Part I”

Weekend Friday Favourites

I hope you’re having a great weekend! This week’s flown by in a blur of food shopping. Every day this week there’s been something to get from different shops all over. I’m not complaining too much, I’m lucky to have food. It’s just that sometimes I like a non grocery shop!OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

Parakeet, Barcelona Zoo

Anyways, Continue reading “Weekend Friday Favourites”