This is for Me

There’s a family of swans out on the Anne River that I’ve been watching for months now.

The seven cygnets have got very grown up and I know that one of these days they will have flown away. This makes me think of W.B. Yeats’ poetry.

Today, the swans were waiting for me so I clicked record, just in case.

Here’s how they were:




Author: socialbridge

I am a sociologist and writer from Ireland. I have worked as a social researcher for 30 years and have had a lifelong passion for writing. My main research interests relate to health care and sense of place.

14 thoughts on “This is for Me”

  1. So relaxing and calming! What a lovely opportunity. I just might have to look at that every time I feel stressed–I literally feel a physical difference from the few seconds of watching that video, and I was not even stressed at the moment–I have had a great day!

  2. I see swans are a protected species in Ireland as in the UK. They’ve always had loads on the river at Stratford-upon-Avon. Those you have videoed are a beautiful bunch Jean.

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