Wednesday, 8 July 2015

A BATTLE OF WILLS...

                            World © Geoff Wilkinson - All rights reserved


...please don't be alarmed, this is a yearly event. We have a lovely cherry tree in our front garden, about this time of year as the cherries ripen battle breaks out. It comes in the form of a race, the two sides that line up are me and my neighbour versus the entire pigeon population of Wanstead, it's a matter of who can get the most ripened cherries. Last year the pigeons won by a mile...this year as Baldrick would say "I have a cunning plan"...but really my money is still on the pigeons..

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    1. Yes I think it's the colour that makes them look delicious to the pigeons

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    2. I remember once watching ducks eating crabapples falling off the trees in the fall.

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  2. My MiL has a cherry tree in her yard. We harvest what we can with the ladder, but the upper stuff is all for the birds. Lucky guys!

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    1. These always seem to reach the point of perfection when I am at the gallery, by the time I get home....

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  3. i'd like to taste them ! :)

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    1. They are good but a little 'sharp'...

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  4. This image is so good I feel I could reach in and pick some cherries myself Geoff.. more competition :)

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    1. Grace you of course would be welcome..

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  5. This post made me hoot with laughter... and want to watch Blackadder again!!! Lucky you, I think I'd o.d. on your cherries and become a human scarepigeon!

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    1. I'm so pleased it brightened your day! Wasn't Blackadder brilliant, wonderful stuff, I can't visualise you as a scarepigeon though...

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    2. I have to admit I'm failing dismally at home... :-)

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  6. A net, get a net and you will win

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    1. You're right Mo I may have to resort to that...

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