07 flotsam and fruit

coot's rubbish nestSince the good weather arrived the amount of litter in the canals and rivers has surely increased. Cans, bottles and plastic wrappers are flying faster out of careless hands and overspilling bins. I despair but urban coots accept their lot and use the detritus to construct follies.

detritus 02detritus 01Happily green tomatoes, flouro marigolds and pale pink oregano blooms on the boat top offer some visual relief from the sad floating islands of detritus.

marigoldoreganotomatoesJuly 2014

 

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