Down By The River….Chicki and Me

5 Sep

Just like Margaret, Chicki likes the scenery

I love ducks

A great place to swim

Sharks live here

Here we are, Chicki and me, down by the river.

It’s a beautiful day: the cockatoos are rejoicing, the swallows are swooping, the ducks are swimming (and waddling here and there).  As if from nowhere, a  lone stilt suddenly appears.

Green after rain,  shrubs and trees are blossoming. Clear water laps onto the yellow sands: the muddy depths are undisturbed. Little fish swarm near the surface.

Along the promenade, a small stream of walkers: many accompanied by their four-legged friends: passes by. Here and there, visitors pause to rest, and take in the view.

Don’t we  live in a wonderful part of this incredible world?

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8 Responses to “Down By The River….Chicki and Me”

  1. jtelusma September 5, 2012 at 1:37 pm #

    Awesome picture, I would enjoy this scenery any day, any time. It’s great to know you’re making great use of it Margaret. Enjoy 🙂

  2. Lorelei Orion September 5, 2012 at 3:18 pm #

    Beautiful, Margaret!

    • Margaret Lynette Sharp September 6, 2012 at 12:33 am #

      Thanks, Lorelei! I spend part of most days, here. You never know what you’ll see…

  3. Kate Loveday September 7, 2012 at 12:33 am #

    Hi Margaret,

    it’s good to see you down by your lovely river. I hope this means you’ve finally thrown off that dreadful flu!
    it looks such a lovely spot, and when I saw Chicki I couldn’t believe how much he looks like my little dogLucy that we have sadly lost.

    Take care and keep writing
    Cheers
    Kate

    • Margaret Lynette Sharp September 7, 2012 at 1:46 am #

      Thanks, Kate. Chicki’s a girl: her full name is Chicki Rose.:)
      Unfortunately. I’m very sick at present with another flu-like virus.
      Writing will have to wait, I’m afraid.
      Keep up your marvellous efforts!

  4. Jenny Schwartz (@Jenny_Schwartz) September 8, 2012 at 7:45 am #

    It looks like a perfect day!

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