Friday, 21 October 2016

Off to explore The Forest of Bowland.

Hi Woofers!

It's us again, Daisy, Holly, Miss May, Miss Wendy and Freddy de Ferret!

This morning was one of those 'Early Starts', you know, pitch black outside and all of a muddle inside!

We had to get up early to take The Missus to her 'Master Class' in Burnley. When we got there the place was shut and in darkness, so we had to sit in the car and wait. Funny thing was, the owners were in early as well but were at the back of the building!

As soon as they noticed their 'Star' in the car park they turned on all the lights and got the red carpet out to welcome her!

Old Two Legs Holly and I thought it was a bit over the top and couldn't wait to get out of there!

We had decided that today we would visit The Forest of Bowland, also known as the Bowland Fells,

It is supposed to be the darkest place in the UK 'cos there is very little light pollution from street lights and towns and  factories.

Just loads of trees!

We were expecting to get a run off the lead and spent some time looking for 'Foot Paths' and access to the hills. No such luck!

Wot we found were signs saying 'Welcome to the Hills' then a few yards down the road was another sign saying it was private land and woofers not welcome!

This happened three times before we found somewhere where we could have a run, on the lead. OTL decided to keep us on the lead 'cos there was a road running next to the walking area and there were too many fast cars running up and down the dale!

Even so, it wasn't a bad walk and OTL got his fancy lens out and was playing silly wottit's with 'Depth of Field' which all sounds terribly boring!

We tried to help him out but I don't think he was listening!
Hey! There's a Deep Field over there!

 The trees were well on the way to getting their Autumn colours but I think we may have got there a couple of week too early!

Still, OTL tried his best and we had a good sniff around while he was clicking away!

Still not enough colour!
We must say that he does try, you can't knock him for not trying!

Now this ones better, it leads the eye from left to right and back again to the tree trunk!
Unless of course you are left pawed and then you would go from right to left and fall in the stream!

So, just for you left pawed among us, here is one going from right to left!

A Left Pawed Picture!
There, that should keep everyone happy!

Unless you are ambidextrous and if so, this one should be OK!

Straight up the middle!
So, there you go, another two or three weeks and it will be all colour but today, no not quite!

I don't like the idea of all those early mornings, even if you do get a snooze in the afternoon!

Never mind Archie Babe you could always take over the whole bed!

Right, it is half eight and still no sign of Izzy and Co, OTL is half way down a bottle of fine Malt Whisky and TM has been snoring her head off while Holly and I have been exchanging woofs with a woofer in the caravan next to us!

See you all tomorrow!


Daisy, Holly, Miss May, Miss Wendy and Freddy de Ferret!