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November 11, 2018

At the going down of the sun…

In a week of powerful and poignant memories and reflections, the setting sun seemed to pay its own respects to the Armistice commemorations tonight. Could there […]
October 25, 2018

Autumn Magic

       We were on holiday recently on the Isle of Wight and on a mistymorning spiders webs were everywhere. These pictures were taken right […]
October 10, 2018

Fungi around ash tree roots

      Here’s a couple of photographs of some fungi that saw recently in the woods. The fungi is growing on an exposed Ash tree […]
September 30, 2018

Leaf-Cutter Bee

Here’s some photos of a piece of Plum wood that I had taken down and sectioned earlier this year (June or July). During September we were […]
September 8, 2018

Finger on shutter…fire…and Brimstone!

One of my favourite butterflies, the unmistakable Brimstone. In this case, it was enjoying some warm sunshine and a top up of nectar, courtesy of purple […]
September 8, 2018

Late summer flowers

Some further images of garden flowers during a recent walk.   Nigel and Sue Manners – September 3rd 2018
September 8, 2018

Late summer flowers

These pictures were taken on a recent walk around the garden. Here is a bit more insight into some of them. IMGP6655 is a tree grown […]
September 1, 2018

Hard to Swallow

Over 14 years in our present house we have always looked forward to the arrival each Spring of our ‘resident’ swallows, reliably between 13th and 27th […]
August 23, 2018

Britain’s Got Talons!

This sparrowhawk (adult female) was the most brazen bird of prey I have ever watched in the wild. For several minutes I watched it with my […]