Jewelled

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I was given an early slot this morning for the replacement of my windscreen, so I walked the dogs before 9am. As we were coming back  I noticed some Clematis tangutica seed heads in the front garden, with last night’s … Continued

Drone fly

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One of the things that most pleases me about my growing interest in macro work is that I notice things that for years would not have caught my attention. I’m also very happy to find that many things that would … Continued

4.35am

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I almost didn’t make my appointment with the lunar eclipse, because (for reasons I haven’t yet established) my alarm didn’t go off. Luckily I always sleep badly when I know I have an alarm set, and I woke myself up … Continued

Coal tit

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Having given Roley his flea treatment this morning I washed all the dogs’ bedding, and completely bottomed out the kitchen and snug to make sure there were no dusty corners where his little friends could lurk in wait for a … Continued

Broadway

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I had to go into Broadway today – it’s unusual for my dogs to get fleas (I suspect they’re generally not clean enough to be attractive hosts), but I found one on Roley yesterday, so I needed to pick up … Continued

The Return of the Non-Native

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This morning, after months of researching, deliberating, vacillating and researching some more, I finally took the plunge and ordered a full-frame camera body – so within a few days I hope to be shooting with a 5D MkIII. There’s no … Continued

Chesterton Windmill

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I spent a frustrating and ultimately pointless couple of hours doing on line research this morning – by the end of which I was thoroughly annoyed with the world, and feeling the need to get away from my desk and … Continued

Comma

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I had one of those rare days today when I was spoiled for choice, photo-wise. In the end I went with this one because it’s the first time I’ve ever seen a Comma butterfly, so even though I don’t think … Continued

Forest bug

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This is the first shield bug I’ve seen this year, so I was glad that it put in an appearance in time for Tiny Tuesday. I first spotted it as I was going out to do some work in the … Continued

Mono Monday: Grunge

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When these flowers went over, I decided to dry the sunflowers for an arrangement of dead stuff, and they’re currently hanging in the conservatory. The weather was foul for most of today, so I was wandering around the house looking for … Continued

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