Blue Morpho

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I was still feeling somewhat stiff and sore this morning from yesterday’s fall, so I didn’t go to Whipsnade – I hope that those who did had a very enjoyable day. Instead I cadged a lift with R when he … Continued

Swimming through the park

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Every now and then the River Avon decides that it likes the Vale of Evesham so much that it’s going to spread out and relax there for a while, and this was one of those days. This is part of … Continued

Exsqueeze me?

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“Who are you calling fat??” It finally stopped raining at breakfast time today, and for a while the sun even came out. After breakfast I tried some more bird feeder shots from inside the conservatory – I’ve posted the few … Continued

Emergency hound macro

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It has heaved down here all day. Up until a couple of years ago this much rain would have had the road outside the house knee-deep in water, but back then a small but determined, middle-aged, middle-class pressure group managed … Continued

More wet play

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It was blowing a wet gale this morning. I took Arthur out for a bad-tempered walk – which is to say, I was bad-tempered; he was quite happy noodling along and smelling all the fascinating scents everywhere, while I froze, … Continued

Butterfly lurv

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I’m late posting today because I took too many photos and had to spend ages culling and processing – and then I was spoiled for choice and couldn’t decide which one to feature. Poor me! This week’s exercise in A Year … Continued

Teenager

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R and I spent some time this morning pruning the apple tree in the near garden, from which I hang some of the bird feeders. it’s quite an old tree, twisted and difficult to prune, for which reason it hasn’t … Continued

Anemone

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It’s a pity it’s not July, really – this would do very nicely for either Bastille Day or American Independence Day. I was slightly startled when these anemones opened, to be honest – crimson isn’t really to my taste, and … Continued

Mono Monday: Light

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Not content with photographing this lamp for today’s challenge, I decided to incorporate crinkly foil bokeh into the image, and also to take bracketed exposures and combine them in either Lightroom or Photoshop. Both of these seemed like good ideas … Continued

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