I spotted a pair of new goslings by the river this week
and realised just how much the other goslings have grown in the two and a half weeks since I first saw them at that size –
They were really close because a woman and her toddler daughter were feeding bread to ‘the ducks’ (I feel a strong desire to say loudly to myself – ‘hello GEESE’ !)
They really do look like gangly youngsters rather than cute, fluffy babies now – although still cute when they huddle up together
The cygnets are still around too and there are still 7 of them
and I often see all the families together – I assume for safety
I haven’t suddenly grown tall, nor have I taken to carrying a ladder or long camera pole – there is a handy pedestrian bridge over the bank where they tend to hang out.