I liked the name Moses because I just knew he'd go on to greater things - and also because he was found as a baby, although not amongst the bullrushes
The stillness was delightful, interrupted only by some sparkling leaping fish, or the swallow skimming in circles over the water, the hissing of the swans from their two woody islets, or the cries of the wild fowl from the far off sedges and bullrushes
Owner Steve Openshaw, a keen angler himself, has worked hard to create a pleasant water surrounded by mature trees, plenty of bankside bushes, reeds, bullrushes
and specially planted weed beds.
They lay eggs on bullrushes
and flag irises on suitable waters, with their frankly ugly offspring hatching out in spring and thankfully staying underwater until they emerge as a beautiful migrant hawker in late summer.
In fact, though, Campbell is not the only Moses to be found amongst Hulme's bullrushes
This category consisted primarily of saltmarsh cord grass (Spartina alterniflora), and smaller proportions of salt meadow-grass (Spartina patens), black needle-rush (Juncus roemerianus), salt grass (Distichlis spicata), bullrushes
A flaring sunset touches the trees with colours of flame and molten copper; reddens even the bullrushes
and the ropes of ivy which drift, among their own reflections, in the river.
The pretty riverside village of Dalyan, surrounded by pine-clad hills, cotton fields and bullrushes
, is a great place for a day trip.
Paradise Bay Somewhat optimistically named, I thought, but a good sandy beach nonetheless, backed by bullrushes
and only a five-minute drive from the ferry terminal.
OF MORE immediate interest, Saturday's winner will be on duty in the Welsh National, where he should get his ground-there are usually a few bullrushes
and water lilies growing up the straight at Chepstow in December.
Children from Rugby's Bridges After School Club and sculptors Gill and Lee Brewster were there to see the solid oak carvings of bullrushes