One of our favourite pastimes is to watch the wildlife in the field next to our back garden, and we’ve noticed that as time goes by, birds, and small mammals, adventure closer to the house than they used to. I showed you a Greater Spotted Woodpecker a while back, and now Squirrels adventure into our … Continue reading Wildlife from our window
I took a photo in the garden the day before yesterday with my mobile phone, and although I was pleased with the result, I though the red was a little pinkish, and slightly unnatural. I decided to take a few more with my Mirrorless Sony (A7R), but when I loaded them into Lightroom I was … Continue reading Oh no, such a silly photographic error!
All about the Pines There was neither geometry nor symmetry in this little corner of the woods. The rustic wooden benches and stools looked sad and embarrassing to contemplate. But the majestic pines looked on. Running past on your Sunday jog, you wouldn’t take a second glance, but rather, avert your gaze whilst running alongside. … Continue reading Sunday Photo Fiction (31.03.19)
I didn’t know that the real name for Amaryllis is Hippeastrum, but the one we bought last year, to bloom over Christmas, has just produced more flowers. Yay! So this year it’s honouring Mother’s Day too. I’ve taken a few up close, and personal photos. What do you think? Continue reading The Hippeastrum takes us by surprise!
We met some good friends today at Clumber Park and had a nice walk along the lake. It wasn’t as warm as we would have liked it to be, but the sun shone most of the time, and as long as we kept moving, we were fine. One of the hardest things to do was … Continue reading A day out in Clumber park
On an atypically glorious February afternoon while we were having tea on the terrace I spied some garden statues, turned the price tag around, and took this photo. Continue reading Garden Centre Statue
We have a pair of Greater Spotted Woodpeckers that come to feed at our Bird Feeding Station in the garden. We call them Woody and Woodette although we’re not quite sure which is which. It’s always joyfull to have them visit us. It’s fascinating because some Robins usually visit at the same time but … Continue reading Woody