A few days ago when the sun came out Mr Lizard was doing a bit of basking on the wall, so I took a few photos. It wasn’t until I was reviewing them that I noticed a spiky object in the background, and thought it was a plant, but decided it didn’t look right for … Continue reading What’s That Spiky Plant?
I needed a change and thought I’d go for a theme with a light background. Resonar looks pretty smart I think, so I’m giving it a go. A few days ago during a sunny spell we had a lovely ‘Common Blue‘ butterfly stop by and I managed to grab the camera and take a few … Continue reading New Theme and Blue Butterfly
My hubby recently built me a moth trap but as soon as he’d finished it the weather immediately turned rainy and windy, so I had to wait. Last night seemed pretty good so we set it up, and this morning I rushed down to see if I’d caught anything. The first thing I noticed was … Continue reading The Moth Trap
We waited for the ducks as they hurried across the river, then the ducks waited for us to throw the bread. Waiting for bread Weekly Photo Challenge Continue reading Weekly Photo Challenge: Waiting
I only added her head … and her stars … and a fig leaf!! Tomato Girl The Original Continue reading Tomato Girl!
A most intricate and delicate structure, beautifully hidden in the long grass! The Owner in Residence Weekly Photo Challenge Continue reading Weekly Photo Challenge: Structure
This little chap appeared a few days ago on the patio. He (or she?) was a maximum of about two and a half inches in length, and a very light stone colour. We’ve had sandy coloured and deep brown toads visit before but not one of this colour. What I found most fascinating was his … Continue reading New Toad in the Garden
The Praying Mantis : Mantis religiosa Invertebrate Carnivore Female praying mantises often decapitate and eat their partners during mating Praying mantises skewer their victims with lightning speed Many ancient cultures held special beliefs about the praying mantis Praying mantises have bulging eyes and heads that can swivel 180 degrees The praying mantis eats nothing but … Continue reading It’s the P.M, (Praying Mantis) not Theresa May!
Water Weekly Photo Challenge Continue reading Weekly Photo Challenge: Elemental
So many textures to choose from, especially in nature, but what could be more beautiful than a pure white feather! This was a macro shot of a very small feather. Weekly Photo Challenge Continue reading Weekly Photo Challenge: Texture
The sunflowers are quite often enormous, just look how these blooms dwarf the honey bees that come to feast on them. I love the way the bees are coated with speckles of yellow pollen! Continue reading At the Heart of the Sunflower
I am a Sunflower … a small one at the edge of the field This is my little friend, she’s been dropping her pollen This is our BIG sister, she’s way taller than us, and she’s been collecting bees! Another of our sisters is very beautiful This is Grandpa! He’s getting … Continue reading I am a Sunflower