Well actually I think it may be a moth. The other day I was just walking to the Post Office to post a parcel when I noticed a splash of colour on the edge of the road. Not having my camera with me I took out my phone and got as close as I could… Read More Unusual Butterfly
I went on the regular Southampton Common Health Walk this week and we extended the walk to go and see the wild orchids. As you can see they are quite small but beautiful none the less. here are some close ups. and and As you can see there is quite a variety of colouring on… Read More Wild Orchids
In March there was some knitting, some crochet and a small amount of nature photography. I showed you how far I had got with the first baby coat I started and the beginnings of a second one. I fitted in an idea for a bookmark based on my triquetra coaster and, although it is only… Read More Monthly Montage – March
Joining in with Wild Daffodil’s photo challenge.The prompt for this month’s photo challenge is Sunlight. All of these photographs are from the archive. First a water lily and it’s shadow. A rose glowing all the more because of the sunlight. Sun on a spider’s web creating shadows on the grass. and lighting up a cloud.
I had to go out to Eastleigh on Saturday because my washing-up bowl had a crack in the bottom and the one I had purchased from John Lewis, although ostensibly the same size, in fact had a smaller base and my everyday plates wouldn’t lie flat in it. I had brought the previous one from… Read More We had more snow!!!
Last weekend I noticed that the fuchsia in the pot in the front was already putting out shoots. So knowing that once I’d had my next infusion I would have to keep in the warm I decided that I had better do some pruning. I also have a Mrs Popple fuchsia in the back garden that… Read More I did some gardening! and snow!!
Today I allowed myself a little time in the garden, inspite of it being very cold, to take a few photographs and sprinkle eggshells round vulnerable plants to keep off the slugs. Luckily I have a good view on the garden so I have been able to keep in touch with what has been growing,… Read More Signs of Spring
Ah! how to encapsulate nature in one photograph? Of course one cannot, but instead of giving you a collection of photographs that show different aspects of nature, I will share just this one photograph that seemed to me at the time to encapsulate the true beauty of nature as found in Britain. In this case… Read More One a week Photo Challenge – Nature
When I think of the word creation, my first thought is not of those things that I create but of God’s creation. Now putting all of that into a one photograph is a bit difficult and even if a photograph including the night sky might hint at something, night skys are very disappointing in the… Read More Photo Challenge – Creation
I suppose there are many ways one can interpet wild but the word reminded me the the last verse of Gerald Manley Hopkins’ poem “Iversnaid”: What would the world be, once bereft Of wet and of wildness? Let them be left, O let them be left, wildness and wet; Long live the weeds and the… Read More Photo Challenge – Wild