We had a short visit from one of George’s old colleagues, Dieter, and his partner Helga. They were on their way for a camping holiday in Scotland. They spent the day with us and as the weather was sunny we decided to take them to Leeds Castle.
Percy the white peacock and friend
George, Helga and Dieter on stable hill
A parakeet in the nursery
Listening to Emma explaining about the birds
Blue crowned laughing thrush, which is almost extinct in its native China.
The ibis are let out for a stroll
The aviary from a distance
Chionanthus virginicus – an interesting and unusual plant
The roses are blooming in the Culpepper Garden
Time for a rest – George, Helga and Dieter
Karunesh – Tao and Zen