What the….?

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R and I went on a dragonfly hunt this afternoon, along the River Avon at Eckington, near Pershore. There were dozens of Banded Demoiselles dancing about, and a good number of Red-eyed Damselflies, but we’d walked a fair way – … Continued

Beautiful

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What do you mean, that’s in the eye of the beholder? He’s a Beautiful Demoiselle, and that’s all there is to it. Thanks to the lovely Hillyblips trusting me with the location of her Special Secret Site of Photographic Interest … Continued

Weeny

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On the face of it the weather looked promising for a nature reserve trip this morning, but when I checked on line thunderstorms were forecast for the entire area. After hovering and havering for a while, I decided that it … Continued

Arty

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This is very much not my normal style of shot – other people I follow do it, and do it well, but I’ve never really acquired the knack, so I tend to leave it alone. But out of a set … Continued

Lacewing

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R and I went for a walk today at Kemerton Lake Nature Reserve, which makes the bold claim on its web site to be one of the two best sites in Worcestershire for dragonflies and damselflies. Admittedly it was an … Continued

Mad Max

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You people really are the best! Thank you so much for all the love you bestowed on yesterday’s Brown Argus – I’ve been quite overwhelmed, and rather pink around the ears, at some of the nice things you said about … Continued

Four

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When I realised that today’s post would mark the completion of four years of daily photos and public wittering, I toyed briefly with the notion of doing some kind of arty image with fork handles. But that kind of thing … Continued

Dinner

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My wish for a nice day for our neighbours’ son’s wedding was at least partly realised, I’m happy to say: this morning was overcast and showery, but the weather began to clear at lunch time, and at about 2 o’clock … Continued

Iris

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The lovely weather we’ve enjoyed over the past couple of weeks broke today, and it rained for much of the day. Luckily I can say, hand on heart, that the garden needed it. I’m hoping for a dryer day tomorrow … Continued

Rugged individualist

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In every family it seems that there’s one child who’s never where they’re supposed to be, resents the application of rules or boundaries, and seems to lack any sense of danger. But that’s enough about my daughter. Sadly, in this … Continued