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August 6, 2019

The fuchsia’s not so bright!

I was mystified by a couple of dead branches on our fuchsia shrub in the back garden. The rest of the plant seemed healthy and unaffected. […]
August 5, 2019

It’s just not Cricket!

This insect was obviously enjoying the heat of the sun on my car roof the other day. I thought it was a cricket at first but […]
August 4, 2019

Insect Antics

During the recent hot spell, our evening meal was interrupted when my wife Sylvia observed “things” flying up from the edge of our garden near the […]
July 27, 2019

The Seal of Approval

Not within the Brandis area, but I thought members might be interested in our seal encounters on holiday near Land’s End last week. This is an […]
July 27, 2019

Choughed to bits!

This headland near Land’s End is called Gwennap Head. It is a fabulous place to watch marine mammals and birds. While staying nearby, I was amazed […]
July 17, 2019

Hogging the moonlight

A fabulous night yesterday saw our first hedgehog in our garden. We have known they are in the neighbourhood but it was very special seeing a […]
July 16, 2019

Mystery caterpillar

Does anyone know what this caterpillar is please? Janet Ward – 16th July 2019 Ed. Thank you Janet for this great picture of one of our […]
July 16, 2019

Lovely cloud…on reflection!

This skyscape was taken on a lovely still evening towards dusk. It is, of course, upside down and is actually a reflection in a pond with […]
July 16, 2019

Back to the Fuchsia!

The fuchsia bush in our back garden may not be, strictly speaking, wildlife. However, it is attracting a wonderful and diverse range of insects at the […]