R and I had a great day in Cardiff with Baby B, who continues to surprise and amuse us. Although he still hasn’t got many recognisable words, it’s quite clear that he understands pretty much everything that’s said to him, … Continued


R and I set off for home this morning (though pledging to return to Suffolk, with which we’ve both fallen rather in love), breaking the journey at Paxton Pits in Cambridgeshire so that I could spend a couple of hours … Continued


After a peaceful night, during which the only sound to be heard (other than my snoring) was the persistent hooting of a tawny owl, R and I ate one of the best, and certainly one of the biggest, breakfasts that’s … Continued


It’s three years since I last managed a photo of a Hairy Dragonfly that wasn’t a blurry distant flight shot, so it was well past time that I managed another. The previous occasion was down in Wiltshire, where I photographed … Continued

Worcestershire dragon club

The Worcestershire recorder for the British Dragonfly Association organised an Odonata walk at Ripple Pits this morning, and I went along for the fun of it even though I ‘did’ Ripple yesterday (and even though there was plenty of stuff … Continued