Sally D’s Mobile Challenge: A Friendly Fantail

Friday 19th June-8732

Good morning from a very cold and frosty Hastings day.  Last night was the coldest night ever all over New Zealand.  And I am late this morning as I have been trying to get my fire going.  It is freezing.

Last Friday I went out with my social snappers group to Frimley Park.  As we were walking around my battery died on my camera.  So I got out my iPhone 5S as this friendly fantail flitted around us.  We were talking loudly but that didn’t scare this little bird off.  I drained the cellphone getting photos.

I will catch up with everyone later.  I have my painting class today. So here is what I have been doing the past few weeks.

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Copyright Raewyn Forbes

30 thoughts on “Sally D’s Mobile Challenge: A Friendly Fantail”

  1. How cold has it been over there? We’ve been having -4 and -2 deg C sorts of mornings here. I expect NZ is colder than that. Hope you got your fire going 🙂
    Keep going with the painting – awesome effort and it’s such fun! I love to paint and am still learning myself. I think we’re always learning something.
    Dear little fantail 😀

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    1. Thanks for your lovely compliment Robyn. I took art at school many moons ago. I really wanted to do graphic art at university but it was not an option available to me at that time. Now I am just enjoying getting back into the groove.

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    1. We are still cold here, I am going through a lot of firewood to keep warm. It is very cold in the wind. Thanks for your lovely compliment about my painting. It is nice getting back into it.

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  2. Wow! You’re quite the artist Raewyn! I love it! I also love horses, so this is number one for sure! 😀

    That fantail is just too adorable. Great shots hon. 😀 ♥

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    1. The photo quality of the cell phone is obviously not as good as I would have liked. It was the first time that I have been able to capture it with the tail feathers out in full fan mode so to speak. They are very flighty and really hard to capture.

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