Stormy Weather

Over the last 3 or 4 days we’ve had some thunder storms in the UK where I live, so I thought I would do a bit of a photo blog. ๐Ÿ™‚

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This is what it started out like on Saturday late afternoon. It seemed to skirt around the edge of where I live, although you could hear the cacophony of sound from the crash and rumble of thunder.

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Invertebrate Fun on a Wild Walk

Yesterday I went for a walk in our local woods and meadow where they have a small pond tucked out-of-the-way, sort of hidden gem you might say. ๐Ÿ™‚

With camera in hand, the sun shining and thoughts of what I might see running round my head I set off.

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Spring has sprung…

The last couple of days has been sunshine and warm temperatures so I have been in the garden getting things ready for planting out and taking lots of pictures (sorry bit of a photo blog) :D.

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This is a beautiful tulip, it adds lovely colour to the raised bed above the vegetable plot and the bees really love them. You may be able to just see the bluebell on the right that’s blurry – I want to get a nice photograph of them when they’re in full bloom! ๐Ÿ˜€ Continue reading

My Favourite Photographs – 2015

I was looking through some of my photographs at the weekend and thought I’d blog about some of the best of 2015 (sorry it’s a bit of a photo-blog). ๐Ÿ™‚

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I really love this shot of the common blue butterfly; it was the effort it took to get this shot and how still I had to be to not frighten it away. ๐Ÿ™‚ Continue reading

Woodpecker and a Strange Sky?

Over the last week or so we have had a lovely female great spotted woodpecker come to our feeders. ๐Ÿ™‚

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She loves the suet balls and will really peck away at them even when we’re about in the garden or in our conservatory watching which is quite unusual. ๐Ÿ™‚ Continue reading

Cobwebs and Countryside

A couple of weeks ago I was busy in the garden and happened to see an Orb-web-spider construct a web from the beginning. ๐Ÿ™‚ I must have sat watching for about an hour as it precisely spun its silk to create its beautiful web – I love spider webs and the next day I went out very early in the morning to try to capture a few pictures of webs where I walk (I missed the Orb-spiders creation in my garden due to no camera.)

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I think this is quite exquisite, it was one of the larger ones and in a series of webs.

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