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Protected...



"The robin flew from his swinging spray of ivy on to the top of the wall and he opened his beak and sang a loud, lovely trill, merely to show off. Nothing in the world is quite as adorably lovely as a robin when he shows off--and they are nearly always doing it.

"From..The secret Garden...


Painting..The woodmans child..Little girl protected by a Robin and a squirrel...from Arthur Hughes.

3 comments:

Rosie said...

Robin's do show off a lot, they even pose to be photographed I've found. The Secret Garden is one of my favourite childhood books:)

this is my patch said...

I love robins and red squirrels. I hope you make it to Great Dixter. I very much doubt you will be disappointed. Have a lovely time when over for a visit. x

MISS PEACH >(^.^) said...

Hansel und Gretel...that is what comes into my minds eye here today...enchanting to say the least...