Out of the corner of my eye I saw a newt swimming , then I turned my head, refocused and…oh hang on a minute…..no, it’s a lizard. I’m no stranger to seeing Grass Snakes swimming but this is the first … Continue reading Amphibious reptile
I used to work in a factory, actually I’ve worked in quite a few, but the memory that I’m trying to describe is of a factory in Ipswich, England. It was a warm environment to work in anyway, but … Continue reading The humble Hoverfly
Why do so many insects have beautiful metallic colours? I typed this question and various forms of it into Google , I expected the results to contain either brief and precise explanations from insect forums or detailed scientific papers from … Continue reading “It’s all about refraction ” said the dragonfly to the beetle.
Usually I only manage to get a tantalising glimpse of the countryside dwelling Foxes where I live. When I’m visiting family in suburban Essex, people hardly blink an eye as a fox trots by on the roadside or suns itself … Continue reading Friday Foxes
Our local pair of Barn Owls in this sleepy part of Suffolk are hardly resting at the moment. Hungry young owls demanding a constant supply of … Continue reading Beautiful motion
The glow of warmth in the crisp morning air. No phone, no TV and indeed not a care 🙂 Continue reading Suffolk Sunrise
I’ve just returned to the sunny climes of East Anglia after living in Devon for a few months. During my time in the West Country , … Continue reading “……the eye of the beholder”
I took a lunchtime stroll through Belfairs Great Wood , the air was cold and crisp, yet the suns rays were gently warming. … Continue reading A perfect winters day.
A few pics from Costa Rica… Continue reading Costa Rica:Reptiles (4pics)
Hollyhock is one of my favourite flowers. It grows so very tall , revealing her flowers as she goes and can appear through the … Continue reading Tall and graceful , elegantly she flowers..
Today I took a walk around the coastline adjacent to Constantine Bay in Cornwall. Incredibly it wasn’t raining! . But , alas , I still got … Continue reading Surf’s Up !