My Sunday Photo – 16th April 2017

robin on the gate at Packwood House

Happy Easter! 

Today I bring you something a little Christmassy! I spotted this little fella on a trip to Packwood House on Good Friday. It was raining, I was on a mobility scooter, and my hubby was trying to snap this robin sitting on a gate, while the kids were running off down the road. I grabbed my camera, zoomed in, (blind as I didn’t have my glasses on) and hey presto, it was one of my favourite photos of the day. I’ve not even edited it.
I’ll be writing up about our visit to Packwood House very soon. It was our first visit to a National Trust Property since joining the NT this year for the first time. We have many more places on our bucket list to visit and I can’t wait. The day didn’t go completely smoothly but the whole point was to persuade us to get out of the house more and I’m sure it will work.
Boo and the Little Man enjoyed the Easter Egg Hunt while Star and I enjoyed checking out other facilities. We all enjoyed viewing the house together. I even manged to have a little walk around downstairs. Unfortunately, I couldn’t make the stairs but I had a nice rest while my other family members had a mooch around the bedrooms. 
In the spirit of Easter, here’s the dining room table all set for a fabulous spread. What’s on your Easter menu?
Dining room at Packwood House

Sunday Snap


  1. ChelseaMamma
    April 16, 2017 / 6:55 am

    You did well to catch the robin, they always fly away when I point my camera at them

  2. April 16, 2017 / 7:10 am

    We have NT membership too, it really does encourage us to get out although there is very little close to us in South Wales. Have a happy Easter #MySundayPhoto

  3. April 16, 2017 / 7:23 am

    Hello Robin Red Breast, he must have been looking for Easter eggs

  4. Tara
    April 16, 2017 / 7:38 am

    I love robins, they seem to follow us around and I often hear one singing. It's glorious. Can't wait to see your post about Packwood House, it looks wonderful. #MySundayPhoto

  5. coombemill
    April 16, 2017 / 7:46 am

    Fabulous looking table. Fit for royalty! Easter Egg hunts here then lunch with friends, enjoy your day, Happy Easter

  6. April 16, 2017 / 9:26 am

    I love the capture of the robin. We tend not to have a special dinner for Easter

    Happy Easter and thank you for linking up

  7. April 16, 2017 / 12:26 pm

    Well done! What a great photo! Robins are just adorable.
    Happy Easter! That table does look fabulous x

  8. victoria welton
    April 16, 2017 / 1:36 pm

    I never tire of seeing robins. It looks like they are all set for a feast there 🙂 Happy Easter x #MySundayPhoto

  9. April 16, 2017 / 3:36 pm

    What a pretty robin… we have robins here in the states, but they look different than yours… very interesting. 🙂

  10. sarahmo3w
    April 16, 2017 / 8:58 pm

    You've captured the robin perfectly! Such a clear photo.
    It was lasagne on our Easter menu and, strangely, Christmas pudding for those who wanted it as my mum and dad had got one left over!

  11. liquoriceuk
    April 17, 2017 / 9:00 am

    I love exploring NT places – we've had our membership for just over a year now and it's been brilliant. Love your shot of the robin – they are such beautiful birds 🙂

  12. optrixxaris1
    April 18, 2017 / 12:28 pm

    Happy Easter Love the robin so sweet

  13. nessjibberjabberuk
    April 21, 2017 / 6:02 pm

    Great shot of the robin. I spent ages at the weekend chasing a squirrel to try and photograph it! One of favourite things at National Trust properties is the sight of fully laid dinner table.

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