As You Like It

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Or: Farntnarkling on a Murky Day All the world’s a stage, De dum de dum de dahdum something something. In Stratford-upon-Avon pretty much everything revolves around Shakespeare – and it would appear that the world revolves around Stratford-upon-Avon. Who knew? … Continued

Dripping

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Having decided yesterday that I would go on a butterfly safari today, I leapt out of bed this morning, threw open the curtains, and discovered that it was sheeting with rain. That’ll teach me not to check the weather forecast. … Continued

Mono Monday: Heritage

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I had various thoughts today about an image for Mono Monday: I could have blipped a family heirloom, though I think I’ve already done most of the photogenic ones; or an interesting gravestone, except that last Wednesday’s tomb would be … Continued

Dancing

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I’ve deliberately given myself a quieter day than yesterday – not least because of the heat, which was pretty fierce today – but I did prune a few shrubs so I could at least feel that I’d done something useful. … Continued

Distracted

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I didn’t see the beginning of this encounter, so I can’t tell you whether he brought her a bug as a present, or simply sneaked up behind her while she was having her lunch – but either way he was … Continued

Hairy Shieldbug

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“Roses? Eat your roses…..? The thought never crossed my mind, and frankly, I’m offended. I’m just sitting here, on this dead-nettle, minding my own business, with not a thought in my head of those delicious young rose shoots just over … Continued

Parent bugs

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Working at becoming parents. When R saw this photo he said “You’ll be able to start your own insect porn site soon,” and I thought I wonder if there’s any money in that…? Anyway, stepping smartly around that idea, and … Continued

Highgate Cemetery

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During the Stratford-upon-Avon blipmeet in January, Chantler63 mentioned that she was thinking of organising a private tour of the West Cemetery at Highgate – this being the older and more atmospheric section, which for reasons of public safety and environmental … Continued

Criminal

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Doesn’t it always seem to be the way that wherever there are folks going about their lawful business, working hard and trying to provide a decent standard of living for their families, there are other people trying to separate them … Continued

Mono Monday: Wings

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If the weather had been better today I would have broken out the Big Lens and set myself up with my tripod on the patio, in the expectation of getting a bird shot. But it was cold, dark, spotting with … Continued

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