I thought I’d just do one more post from the Butterfly House before we move back into History and visit Raby Castle.
Part 1 HERE
I don’t know what make this little bird is, but he was flying about inside the butterfly house.
As well as butterflies, there’s a separate section for Meerkats and reptiles.
There are some lovely ponds and details
but I love the flowers and butterflies the best
I think that gives you an idea of how lovely it is to spend time in the Butterfly House.
Click on any picture to embiggen it if you like, and stay tooned for Raby Castle and lots of deer!
Sophie’s boyfriend, (can you be girlfriend/boyfriend over the age of 30/40 I wonder, maybe Manfriend would be more suitable) Mentat, came over from sunny Spain, to have a holiday with Sophie in rainy England, and we went out one weekend to visit Simonside Country Fair. We hadn’t done a country fair before so were excited at the prospect of dog racing, birds of prey, a pipe band and horses and hounds. All sounded like great photo ops to us. So off we went, and here are some pictures I took of the day.
There was a sheep show!
This chap was giving a talk on British snakes.
We visited the make, bake and grow tent and inside found a chap making wooden walking sticks with decorated handles
there was a competition for home made goodies, I wouldn’t have minded a tipple of the gin!
Outside one of the sheep was being roasted for dinner, (sorry veggie pals) and Mentat and I decided that was us sorted!
but when we went back at what we thought was lunchtime, it had all gone! They have early lunch in the country it seems.
More parts to come, of course, so stay tooned!