Last week we went to our local town to run a few errands and decided, while we were there, to pop to the lake canal to feed the ducks.  The Cygnets, that we saw a couple of months ago, had grown so much but still retained their grey feathers.  They were so beautiful.

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Baby was quite captivated and even tried to offer them her sandwich.  We enjoyed feeding them most of Baby’s snack box.

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Then we turned our attention to the older Swans.  I couldn’t believe how big this chap was!

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He was very friendly, so I decided to be brave and try to feed him a bread stick.

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After a couple of bodged attempts, when my nerve went.

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I managed to hand feed him!  It was amazing and Baby loved it!  I have never been that close to a Swan and I even stroked him.

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Baby loved having a chat with the Swan and I think she would have liked to take him home.  What an amazing pet that would be!  He was so confident, maybe a little bit too confident when he tried to steal my sandwich from the buggy handle.

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What a cheeky chap!

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Such a beautiful creature to be so close too.  We felt very honoured and it was truly a special time for both Baby and I.

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I am linking up with the following fabulous bloggers and their lovely linkys.

Katie from Mummy Daddy Me for #OrdinaryMoments

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Charly at Podcast Dove for #What’sTheStory whats the story The Simple Things

 

 

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