I’m on Patreon

I’m on Patreon

-*+Come visit me on Patreon for further art and photography.
Organic Contrast Nature Art Postcards

Organic Contrast Nature Art Postcards

-*+Silhouettes of nature in stasis combined with geometric forms. On actual card!
Winter Branch Snowflake T-shirt Forest Shrine – T-shirt and Mug

Holiday Pics – Liberty’s Owl, Raptor and Reptile Centre

December 29, 2015

We went on holiday in October because I need to be away from computers for a while and because we’re weird and prefer to go away in Autumn. We spent a week in the New Forest which is beautiful and nicely lacking in other people at that time of year, or at least the bits we visited were. I didn’t get too much time to take photos as I had a very excitable five year old with me, and I’d rather spend time with him anyway, I failed to draw anything.

Every time we stay in the New Forest we visit Liberty’s Owl Raptor & Reptile Centre, usually on the first day we are there. It’s a lovely place to spend a couple of hours, although I don’t think we’ve ever managed to make the most of it as while Alexander does love the owls he doesn’t have the attention span to spent more than an hour or so there. You could rush round it in 40 minutes or so but conversely you could take your time and really get the most out of it. There’s a fantastic selection of wildlife with a good amount of information should you wish to learn something rather than having a confusing one sided conversation with a couple of owls. The reptile house is excellent.

It’s not a big budget theme park, it’s an independent animal centre run by people who clearly put a lot of love and care into it. I state this as I have witnessed some crass stupidity in online reviews by people who were clearly expecting to find Legoland with Owls. It is not Legoland with Owls, it’s better than that.

Full set on flickr.

Paint peeling off an old phone box

Look upon my mighty wing

Going to stare you out

I am watching you very carefully.

Look at my lovely spiky head

BONUS TINY OWL ACTION….

These little fellows were very excited to see us.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

    T-shirts to hide your shameful nipples

    Follow Me…

    • Follow me on Facebook
    • Follow me on Instagram
    • Follow me on Tumblr
    • Follow me on Flickr
    • Follow me on YouTube
    • Follow me on Pinterest
    • Follow me on Twitter

    Subscribe to Blog via Email

    Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

    About

    I am Bob. This is my blog. It is an outlet and a substitute for real life. It contains my art, photography, illustration and thoughts on mental health (I deal with anxiety on a pretty much constant basis).

    Buy My Stuff

    Help fund my existence. Buy my stuff (t-shirts, art prints, stock images & graphics)

    Currently Reading

    A Bookkeepers Guide to Practical Sorcery

    Why? -*+Because it's brilliant.

    The Daily Stoic

    Why? -*+It was one of the best gifts in a while. I read it every morning.

    Light: Science and Magic

    Why? -*+I'm learning to be a better photographer.

    How to write a novel using the snowflake method

    Why? -*+I'm learning to write and reading any book on the subject that looks interesting.

    Symmetry: The Ordering Principle

    Why? -*+Inspiration and research.

    Dungeon Master’s Guide

    Why? -*+Because I'm a massive geek in the middle of a nostalgia episode

    I Tell It Like It Is - T-shirts for your inner straight talking idiot

    Close

    Let's Keep In Touch!

    Enter your details below for updates on art and photography projects, discount codes on merchandise and other esoterica.

    Your information will absolutely not be shared with any third parties and you can unsubscribe at any time. I use Campaign Monitor to manage my mailing list.

    No thanks. Stop pestering me.