Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Rabbit 12

(continuing story Rabbit and Owl)

For a while Owl did not say a word.
Meanwhile he poured out another cup.
Again there came a smile on his face.
He said 'There is always more than enough'

'Ohhh....' Rabbit looked at him puzzled,
and stuttered 'More than enough?'
How, where...
What do you mean?'
He could not believe his ears, and in fact he thought it kind of funny.

When they had finished their drinks and pie,
Owl gave Rabbit one of his coats which was a little too big.
Rabbit looked surprised at Owl ...'Are we going?'
Owl answered: ' We are going to Hedgehog for a new jacket.
He has many jackets because he makes them'.

Monday, February 27, 2012

Rabbit 11

(continuing story Rabbit and Owl)

When they sat down, Owl asked:
'Why did you come here all the way through this enormous downpour?'
Rabbit said softly almost in a whisper:
'I missed you so much....
I wanted to see you....I wanted to be with you...
I...I....ehh.. a...lone..Rabbit stuttered.

A smile came on Owl's face.
At the same time a little sunbeam looked through the greyish clouds
as if the sun thought the same and also smiled.

Sunday, February 26, 2012

Rabbit 10

Again he pulled and pulled, to try to take it off.
Owl watched and said:
'Your coat looks so small....'
Rabbit nodded, 'I think my coat has become so tight in the rain... it shrunk.
When I left home, it fitted exactly.'

When he pulled again, the coat tore apart and then it was easy to pull it out.
He looked confused at his torn, too small jacket.
What now'? asked Rabbit....l while he looked at Owl.
Owl replied:
'Lets, go for our drinks first, before it gets cold'

Friday, February 24, 2012

Rabbit 9

(continuing story Rabbit and Owl)

'What do you like?
Hot tea, cup of coffee or chocolate?'
Rabbit nodded, ' Yea fine.....choco..l...'
Before he could finish his sentence, Owl was already in his kitchen.

Soon he came back with steaming hot chocolate and yummy apple pie.

Rabbit was still busy trying to pull out his jacket, which seemed hard do do.
Suddenly it was so tight, so that it took a lot of trouble to take it off.

Thursday, February 23, 2012

finding U

Yesterday, while going home, walking on the street,
My eye fell on a golden U-shaped thing on the street.
I stopped to give it a better look.
I found U!

Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Rabbit 8

(continuing story Rabbit and Owl)

Rabbit looked into the face of Owl, who was very surprised to see him.

'What are you doing here in this splashing rain?'
Owl asked.
You... ? through these enormous heavy showers...? in this downpour?
Rabbit nodded, not being able to say a word,
while the raindrops dropped down from his face.

'Come in quickly' said Owl, while he pulled Rabbit inside.
'I 'll make something warm to drink
I guess you would like that !
Take off your coat...' he continued, 'so that you do not catch a cold.'

Tuesday, February 21, 2012

watching tv

Yesterday night: Fluffy watching his favorite program.

Monday, February 20, 2012

Rabbit 7

(continuing story Rabbit and Owl)

Rabbit decided to go on anyway.
It would not become any worse,
as he was already totally wet and soaked.
He stepped through the water on purpose.
He hopped and jumped so that the water splashed around everywhere!

So now and then he stopped, to take shelter under a tree.
somehow it was beautiful, seeing all that rain pouring down.
But then he continued his way.
After a while he arrived at a big beech.
In the beech sat a blue grayish door.

He rang the doorbell and happily the door opened.

Saturday, February 18, 2012

Rabbit 6

(continuing story Rabbit and Owl)

Suddenly the wind blowed so hard so that his umbrella swept inside out!
'Oh bother' said Rabbit.
A moment later he saw the remains of his umbrella stuck in the branches of a tree.
Rabbit looked up so that the rain splashed thick drops right into his face.

Thursday, February 16, 2012

Rabbit 5

(continuing story Rabbit and Owl)

'Now or Never' said Rabbit to himself.
Quickly he steeped outside and closed the door.

He walked with big steps through the heavy shower of rain and the through the puddles.
So that the water not only splashed down from above,
but also the other way round.

Wednesday, February 15, 2012

ice pattern

A beautiful geometric ice pattern on the pond.
As if someone has made a drawing.

Its the last leftover from the icy cold weather.
All the snow has melted and gone now....and hopefully for the whole year.

Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Rabbit 4

(continuing story Rabbit and Owl)

A heavy gust of wind swept inside
so that he had to hold on tight to the doorpost.
The rain swept inside,
the rain swept into his face.

Sunday, February 12, 2012

Rabbit 3

(continuing story Rabbit and Owl)

Suddenly he (Rabbit) decided to go.
He took his yellow rain boots and his coat and put them on.
After that he took his umbrella.
'It must be possible' he mumbled inside,
while he opened the front door.

Saturday, February 11, 2012

Rabbit 2

(continuing story Rabbit and Owl)

Rabbit looked outside.
He had make a round hole on the blurred window, so that he could see through the glass.
He saw thousands and thousands of splashing drops falling down.
'What shall I do?' he wondered, while he scratched behind his ear.
'Here inside it is warm and dry.
I don't think it is very wise,
but on the other hand I would like so very, very much....'

Friday, February 10, 2012

Story Rabbit

It was raining, raining and raining.
It had been raining already for three days.
Everywhere you looked, there were big puddles on the ground.
They had changed the area into a waterscape.

Thursday, February 09, 2012

same robin, on different days

Here my favorite robin again.
captured during the week on different days, time, on the same spot.
All the time it is the same robin.(There is only one as far as I have seen.)
When it is very cold and freezing, he is round and fluffy.

Today, (less cold) he was dancing on the ice.

Wednesday, February 08, 2012

ice capped well

The well in my pond is beautifully frozen
There is still running water under the icecap.
The birds know exactly where the water is running,
for having a cool fresh drink.

Tuesday, February 07, 2012

Robin as a round ball

Every day robin visits the frozen birdbath,
which has now transformed as a bird snack bar.
I love to watch him there picking his choice
of breadcrumbs and cake.
He is such a delight when he has his feathers in all round-mode.
such a beauty!

Monday, February 06, 2012

colors in the sky

In the sky were these amazing colors!

Sunday, February 05, 2012


There are thousands, millions, billions of diamonds hiding in the snow.
If you look carefully, they are shining as many as the eye can see,
when the sun shines on the snow.

(I had to darken the snow a little in the photo's, in order for the diamonds to be seen better.)

Saturday, February 04, 2012


This morning when I awoke,
The whole world around was still covered under an enchanting layer of white.

A blue-tit sat down comfortable on the stick in the peanut butter.
It looked as if he sat before his own provision pot.
enjoying his favorite nuts...
which one shall I take?

On the last photo, he has put up one of his legs...
to keep it comfortable warm in his feathers.

Friday, February 03, 2012


It has been snowing all afternoon.
Soon there was a thick layer of snow,
so that the birds could not find their food anymore.
All is hidden under the the thick white carpet.
The finch however, (a beautiful male) could find the sunflowers seeds under the snow.

Thursday, February 02, 2012


The birdbath has frozen...
and has been flowing over, like a frozen fountain.
The falling water has formed beautiful icicles.

Wednesday, February 01, 2012

frozen birdbath

The running birdbath is frozen as well,
due to the cold below-zero nights.
I put out some food on the ice.
Soon the birds found it and took a quick snack.