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Yes, it’s all highly amusing until he manages to kick your camera lens and get glass in his foot – then suddenly it’s “Health & Safety”, and ambulance-chasing lawyers. That’s the trouble with jesters. This is the last call for … Continued

Marmalade fly

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I went on a bug hunt this morning, and found quite a lot of different types on a neglected Hypericum bush at the back of the pear tree bed. Some were too small for me to get decent images, but … Continued

Mono Monday: Winter

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What does winter mean to me? Well, obviously the Carnival of Venice, which is held in late January and early February, and which R and I have attended every year since 1986. I am already working on my costume for … Continued

Oedemera nobilis

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I’m happy today because I’ve managed to take photos of two bugs that I had never photographed before. The main image (which looks much better large, against the dark background) was taken on our pack walk this morning. I had … Continued

Hamish

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Hamish* was perfectly well aware that his lovely mummy wanted him to go over for a close-up portrait, but his finely honed instincts told him that his best chance of achieving virtual immortality today was to keep posing for the … Continued

Lady Emma Hamilton

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My fears about the effect of yesterday’s rain on these blooms was well-founded: when I went out this morning they were lying in a neurasthenic attitude across a nearby heuchera, which was not appreciating the experience, and no persuasion by … Continued

Abstract Thursday

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I thought it would be fun to get involved in youoregon1’s new challenge, Abstract Thursday – if you haven’t run across it, here are some of his thoughts on the concept. I decided that I would have a go at photographing … Continued

St James the Great

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This is the parish church of Long Marston in Warwickshire. If you take “architecture” to mean the art and science of building design then I think I’m probably pushing my luck by submitting it to Wide Angle Wednesday this week … Continued