Thursday 30 August 2007
I saw these Greylag Geese on Achill Island a few years ago.
They were priceless to watch, full of character and indignation.
I witnessed them chase a poor sheep off what they obviously decided was their patch.
There was quite a gaggle of them and at the same time everyday the traffic (all of one car and a tractor) would grind to a halt, while Goosey Gander, full of self importance, herded his waddling flock over the road to the lake.
I was reminded of them and inspired to do this piece by a gorgeous post on
I love her style, I find her work very happy and uplifting .