Wild Walks

Photographs l have taken capturing moments and beautiful scenery alike around the medieval town of Sandwich and surrounding areas in Kent and added to nature and inspiration quotes and accompanied with music.

Sandwich, Kent
I live in the beautiful and historic town of Sandwich in Kent in the southeast of England. The River Stour lies on the edge of the town. Originally, Sandwich was one of the Cinque Ports, and we have many medieval buildings here from the original construction time. Sandwich is two miles from the coast, and although once it was a major port in its own right, this is no longer the case due to the silting up of the River Stour.

Gazen Salts Nature Reserve
The woodlands are home to many species of flora also such as primroses, celandine, dog rose, oak, ash, wild cherry, elm, field maple, wild privet, marsh marigold, marshmallow, meadowsweet, black bush, yellow iris and many other exciting plants of interest.

The lake and the waterways in the Reserve are sustained by a sluice gate connected to the River Stour. The waters further feed and play host to a diverse range of wildlife, including species such as sticklebacks, pond skaters, diving beetles, frogs and toads, newts, kingfishers, moorhens, bats, rats, shrews, weasels, stoats, foxes, hedgehogs, moles, water voles, grass snakes, mallard, tufted, pochard and shoveler ducks, warblers, woodpeckers, blackcaps, sparrowhawks, grey squirrels, parakeets and others including many butterfly species too.

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Images taken between 08th March – 13th March
Musical Backdrop for this Gallery – Stardust

March Blossoms

Brewers Shoe shop, The Corner House, Sandwich

Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection we can catch excellence.

Vince Lombardi

Church Street, Sandwich

The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched – they must be felt with the heart.

Helen Keller

The Bell Hotel, The Quay, Sandwich

Nothing is impossible, the word itself says ‘I’m possible’!

Audrey Hepburn

Quay Lane Archway, The Drill Hall, Sandwich

The best preparation for tomorrow is doing your best today.

H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

Guildcount Lane, Sandwich

Start by doing what’s necessary; then do what’s possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible.

Francis of Assisi

Short Street, Sandwich

Keep your face always toward the sunshine – and shadows will fall behind you.

Walt Whitman

St Mary’s Street, Sandwich

The only way to discover the limits of the possible is to go beyond them into the impossible.

Arthur C. Clarke

St Clement’s Church, Sandwich

 “We become what we think about” 

Earl Nightingale

St Peter’s Church, Sandwich

The most important thing is to try and inspire people so that they can be great in whatever they want to do.

Kobe Bryant

The Ropewalk – Tree Lined Avenue, Sandwich

Yesterday is not ours to recover, but tomorrow is ours to win or lose.

Lyndon B. Johnson

River Stour Marina, Sandwich

Ducks and Moorhens, Sandwich

Wild Walks Gallery

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Howdy Folks, Earthly Comforts is a broad niche wildlife journaling scrapbook focusing on the countryside, wildlife biodiversity and environmental conservation, flora and fauna volunteering projects, gardening, composting and vermiculture, also known as ‘worm farming and photography too.

15 thoughts on “Wild Walks

  1. Thank you for taking us along with you on your stroll, Rory! And, I enjoyed the lovely music, as well. Regarding WP.com and their quote feature, I had to change every one of them in Eclectic Brew! Fortunately, I am not having the same issue in my .org blog.

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      1. It must be frustrating for you, Rory, because your Business blog is multi-faceted. My WP.com blog is still simplistic and I still get annoyed when my content looks wacky because of WP’s crazy ideas.

        I am getting Eclectic Brew ready to switch to the new FSE, which has proven to be a confusing experience.

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      2. Yes, FSE is Full Site Editing and is different than Gutenberg editing. I will have a lot more options if I apply FSE to my WP.com blog. I won’t need it on my self-hosted blog because my theme is loaded with options.

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      3. Because the FSE themes don’t offer sidebars, etc. for widgets, which I want. One of my fellow bloggers was able to migrate her existing blog into an FSE theme in order to retain sidebars, footers and headers, etc. It’s a process I am trying to learn.

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