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Bob Bushell's Wildlife Photography

Bob Bushell's Wildlife Photography
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Thursday, 21 April 2011

Mandarin Duck (male) at the Forest of Dean

I'm going on holiday tomorrow, whoopee, with my brother, Pete. It will be the first holiday that I have taken for 15 whole years. Where am I going to, well, that's my secret, I will tell you when I come back, but it is a beautiful spot.
Now, when I come back, I will start by only put the things that I think are worthy, so you don't expect me every night.
15 year ago, I had a hemorrhagic stroke, cerebrovascular accident (CVA). It has made me hard to understand, especially reading or writing, it doesn't make sense. I am trying. It also left me without a right arm and right leg and all the digits. Anyway, I am tremendously happy.
Holiday at last!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!







34 comments:

  1. Páscoa,

    °•♥♥ °°•✿♫°.•

    É ser capaz de mudar,
    É partilhar a vida na esperança,
    É dizer sim ao amor e à vida,
    É ajudar mais gente a ser gente,

    Boa Semana Santa!
    Feliz Páscoa!!!✿°º
    ✿♫♫°º

    Beijinhos.
    Brasil°º
    • ♥♥♫° ·.

    ( ),,( )
    (=':'=)
    (,,)♥(,,)

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  2. Hello,
    wow, so beautiful colors
    Happy Easter
    Crissi

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  3. Wow he's a beauty Bob!! Boom & I wish you a happy holiday!!

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  4. these are gorgeous ducks and fantastic photos. i've never seen you post anything that wasn't worthy. :)

    enjoy your holiday. and i'm SO glad you made it thru that stroke. even with some losses of mobility and perhaps a bit of communication, you share such beauty with us here, and i appreciate you! happy vacationing!

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  5. Beautiful images of the Mandarin the 7th image is super!

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  6. Bob, these are superb.
    Myself and Adrian, were saying the other night, how much we both enjoy your pictures, and blog.
    You never post a poor shot.

    Enjoy your holiday mate.

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  7. Bob, excellent shots!
    Have a great holiday! I look forward to your return!

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  8. What a beauty! A bird I have never seen in real. Magnificent shots!

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  9. Fantastic and so coloful, these reflections are also very nice Bob.

    Greetings, Joop

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  10. Beautiful bird and the photos are great. So close and sharp. Have a great holiday.

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  11. dear Bob ! these images are so gorgeous, so colorful ! really
    wonderful !
    I wish you amazing holidays !
    come back with beautiful shots !
    enjoy bob

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  12. Lieber Bob,
    herrlich diese Fotos von den Mandarinenten. So habe ch sie noch nie gesehen.
    Ich wünsche Dir schöne Urlaubstage und ein frohes Osterfest.
    Liebe Grüße
    Irmi

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  13. A cracking set of images Bob. You are a master with the lens.

    Have fun and enjoy your long awaited holiday.

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  14. Bon Voyage Bob!
    Have a wonderful time away.
    By the way, that is the most beautiful duck I have ever seen. And spectacular shots too!

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  15. Have a good holidays!!
    See you soon

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  16. Fabulous images of a gorgeous little creature. You health woes sure haven't restricted your amazing photography - at least not by what the end result would show. Have a wonderful holiday, Bob.

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  17. Wow, you certainly left us with some amazing captures to send us on your way. Bob, you express yourself beautifully and I would have never known, or guessed. I am so happy that you are well and that you are getting to go on a long awaited journey with your brother. We shall miss you, but do look forward for your return. Hope that you also have a very Happy Easter season, if you celebrate, and if you do not, just have a splendid and safe joureny~

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  18. Such beautiful photos Bob.

    I think you express yourself just fine and have always thought how very well you cope. Your photography is never less than perfect!!

    Have a wonderful holiday with your brother, you deserve it :)

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  19. Bob, you are an inspirational man and a cracking photographer. I often say to chris that I wish I had your drive. Your easy enough to understand and I always enjoy looking at your blog, enjoy Scotland and I cant wait to see your efforts.

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  20. 15 years without holidays! Gosh I guess you really deserve these ones, so enjoy them, take care and take nice pictures ;-) I did not know for your stroke, that was pretty serious.... Nice you recovered from it.. Take care mate

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  21. Forgot to say that your shots of Mandarin ducks are just perfect... I do love the three last one a lot!

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  22. Have a great holiday mate, you've really earned it. I hope the "boys" have put you on all the species you want to see up there, and you have a great time.

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  23. Dear friend, come to you and your family's wishes for a happy and peaceful Easter ,
    ad maiora Elettra!

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  24. Wow Bob, those shots are outstanding!
    I adore them!

    What a beautiful bird!

    Enjoy your vacation!

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  25. I wish you a great time, Bob...and have a happy and blessed Easter!

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  26. FELIZ PÁSCOA!!!✿°º
    ✿♫♫º

    Beijinhos.
    Brasil°º
    • ♥♥♫° ·.

    ( ),,( )
    (=':'=)
    (,,)♥(,,)

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  27. What brilliant photographs Bob.
    The Mandarin is certainly our most colourful duck. Have a great holiday...

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  28. !! that extraordinary beauty of colorful!
    thanks for sharing
    greetings

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  29. Thinking about you and hoping that you are having a brillaint vacation...so deserving of it you are~

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  30. Excellent shots Bob! Your talent is one of a kind....You inspire so many people..thank you and Have a wonderful vacation with your brother, Linda :)

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  31. Exquisite! Enjoy your vacation.

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  32. Enjoy it Bob, you are an inspiration to us all.

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