LLANIDLOES.

FLESH FLY

FLESH FLY

GARDEN CROSS SPIDER,

GARDEN CROSS SPIDER,

JUVENILE BLACKBIRD FEMALE

JUVENILE BLACKBIRD FEMALE

BLUE TIT.

BLUE TIT.

BACK OF THE GARDEN CROSS SPIDER

BACK OF THE GARDEN CROSS SPIDER

RAINDROPS ON THE COTTONIASTER.

RAINDROPS ON THE COTTONIASTER.

THE OWL AND THE PUSSYCAT

THE OWL AND THE PUSSYCAT

APPLES AND RAIND DROPS

APPLES AND RAIN DROPS

HOVER FLY ON THE DAHLIA

HOVER FLY ON THE DAHLIA

the great oak on the banks of the severn

the great oak on the banks of the severn

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rail bridge over the severn at penstrewed known as  Daughtys bridge 163/sba1

rail bridge over the severn at penstrewed known as Daughtys bridge 163/sba1

penstrowed hall horses

penstrowed hall horses

2 Male and a female Scathophaga stercoraria (L.), the Common Yellow Dung-fly.

2 Male and a female Scathophaga stercoraria (L.), the Common Yellow Dung-fly.

the knotted earthworm

the knotted earthworm

POND SKATERS

POND SKATERS on the river severn , photo taken from  penstrowed hall land.

POND SKATER,GERRIDAE

POND SKATER,GERRIDA

COMMON FROG,RANA TEMPORARIA

COMMON FROG,RANA TEMPORARIA

a very old granny smith

a very old granny smith apple tree

sparrow feeding on the ladies mantle seeds

sparrow feeding on the ladies mantle seeds

could have blown me over

could have blown me over

is it a small guy or a big pipe

is it a small guy or a big pipe

come here often luv,

come here often luv,

a quiet practice  on the banks of the severn

a quiet practice on the banks of the severn

THE LONE SWAN

THE LONE SWAN

THE THINKER

THE THINKER

BUTEO BUTEO. BETTER KNOWN AS THE BUZZARD.

BUTEO BUTEO. BETTER KNOWN AS THE BUZZARD.

UNLIKE THE SWALLOW  THE HOUSE MARTINS NEST IS NOT AS NEAT

UNLIKE THE SWALLOW THE HOUSE MARTINS NEST IS NOT AS NEAT

this nest is in the Penstrowed church porch

Penstrowed Church

HOUSE MARTIN,DELICHON URBICA.

HOUSE MARTIN,DELICHON URBICA.

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 I hear the banks are in trouble again

I see the banks are in trouble again

the suspense is killing me

the suspense is too  much for me,

Lanidloes Powys Mid Wales

view of the old market building from China Street on arrival I was greeted by a thunder storm

some history on todays walk

The half-timbered Old Market Hall stands at the crossroads of the four streets of the original  town. Built around 1600, it is the only surviving building of this type in Wales.azzise court  were held in the hall around 1605,John Wesley  preached from a pulpit  stone on the open ground floor in 1748.

Oak street and the old market building

The town hall built in 1908 opposite the trewythen hotel

the grand entrance to the trewythen hotel now closed and is for sale

lampost: dog in training

lampost  dog training

Welcome,  kittens in training

Welcome mat  kittens

rabbit with Myxomatosis

rabbit with Myxomatosis

the old farm yard Llanidloes

feed time for the shetland pony

feed time for the shetland pony

Little and large

Little and large

Fordson only made this model  from 1917 until 1920
1917/ 1920  fordson tractor
opposite the old farm is Llanidloes Town Football Club, established in 1875, play in the Mid Wales League Division 1.
today in 2011  it seems the club has a new groundsman a welsh border collie

long bridge from the church

seems Autumn has come early

mallard drakes have already lost their mating colours

as on all the severn river villages and towns I have visited there are lots of mallards about

the branch in the river severn the other river being the clywedog  http://www.llanidloes.com/clywedog/index.html

the river severn from short bridge

short bridge Llanidloes

inscription carved in one of the bridge stones

the cock on the St Idloes church tower

St Idloes church

http://www.llanidloes.com/saint_idloes/index.html

the church from the riverside park

inside view of window  photos are on the above link.

the alter end of the church

one of the three gated entrances to the church

wood carving of Sabrina in the riverside park Llanidloes

wood carving of Sabrina in the riverside park Llanidloes

Sabrina  carving near St Idloes Church Llanidloes

Sabrina is linked to the River Severn in Wales, either through being the Goddess of the Severn, or being a nymph (also known as Hafren) who drowned in the  river  Severn, and so gave it her name.

http://www.whitedragon.org.uk/articles/sabrina.htm

3 in a row

3 in a row

my neighbour ready  loaded  his ford dexta to go to Meifod show

my neighbour ready loaded his 1957 fordson dexta to go to Meifod show

Swans near Caersws bridge

Swans near Caersws bridge

a drowned bumble bee on the lavender plant

a drowned bumble bee on the lavender plant

I wonder how long P G has been skipping for

I wonder how long P G has been skipping for

none biting midge

none biting midge

garden spider and the trapped fly

garden spider and the trapped fly

tiny spider

tiny spider

 fly and rose bud

fly and rose bud

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