Quote of the day:
In fact, the mere act of opening the box will determine the state of the cat, although in this case there were three determinate states the cat could be in: these being Alive, Dead, and Bloody Furious.”
– Terry Pratchet
Forage in May for:
Alexanders, Beech leaves, Cow Parsley, Hairy Bittercress, Dandelion Flowers , Cleavers, Primroses, Ransoms, Sweet Violets, Hawthorn, Lime leaves, Red Clover, Ox-eye Daisy, Garlic Mustard, Wild Garlic
Tag Archives: Photography
Silent Sunday – The Face of the Black Widow?
Posted in Bees Tagged #SilentSunday, Black Widow, Gardening, Honey bee, Iris tuberosa, Photography, pollination, spring flowers 5 Comments
Wordless Wednesday – Lured by Liquid Gold?
Posted in Wildlife, Wordless Tagged ducks, Gardening, mallards, Photography, pondlife, wildlife ponds 8 Comments
Wordless Wednesday – Hook-nosed Sea Pigs!
Posted in Out and about, Wildlife Tagged Atlantic grey seal, halichoerus grypus, Horsey Gap, marine wildlife, Norfolk coast, Photography, Seals 12 Comments
In a Vase on Monday – Chaotic energy!
It is still freezing outside. We’ve had a week of temperatures peeking just above zero by early afternoon. Brrrr! On the plus side, there has also been day after day of brilliant blue skies! It was, however, supposed to be … Continue reading
Wordless Wednesday – Burning torches held aloft!
Posted in Wordless Tagged Anglesey Abbey, Bark colour, Cambridgeshire, Gardening, National Trust, Photography, Pollarded willow, Winter Garden 8 Comments
Stepping out in 2022
Last year I promised myself that every day I would get up, get out and walk. And mostly I did achieve that, albeit not always the target of 10,000 steps, or more, each time. What follows below is just a … Continue reading
Posted in Walks Tagged Cambridgeshire, countryside, Fenland, local walks, Photography, walking 11 Comments
Wordless Wednesday – The garden blanketed in snow
Posted in Weather, Winter Tagged Gardens, Photography, snow, snowmen 10 Comments
A Week of Flowers – Final Day: Burning down the house
Oh no! We’ve reached the last of Cathy’s annual Week of Flowers postings. That week has taken us from meandering, warm autumn weather to sharp, chilly winter days. The meme has been a welcome counterpoint to that change. It’s been … Continue reading
Posted in Flowers Tagged #AWeekofFlowers, Gardening, helianthemum, orange, Photography, Rock rose 15 Comments
A Week of Flowers – Day 5: Peony Power
We are racing through Cathy’s annual Week of Flowers share and I love the floral glory that I am seeing through her posts and links. It’s also been rather enjoyable scrolling through (rather a lot of) photos on the computer … Continue reading
Posted in Flowers Tagged #WeekofFlowers, Flowers, Gardening, Peonies, Peony 'Bowl of Beauty', Photography 22 Comments
Cathy’s Week of Flowers: Day 3 – Floral sunshine
It’s Day 3 of Cathy’s flower-sharing challenge to cheer up these damp, gloomy days we seem to have settled into at the start of winter. Today I wanted to share one of the most cheerful sights I can think of … Continue reading
Posted in Wildflowers Tagged Buttercups, Flowers, Gardening, Photography, Ranunculus, wildflower meadow 17 Comments