Spring 2022

Wow, it has been ages since I last blogged! I took a few pictures today for the first time in a while and thought I’d share them here. So here’s a little taste of spring… https://flic.kr/p/2n7bdSa Primrose https://flic.kr/p/2n735vd Willow catkin https://flic.kr/p/2n78wMn Snake’s Head Fritillary https://flic.kr/p/2n783dm Snake’s Head Fritillary https://flic.kr/p/2n78x2q Snake’s Head Fritillary bud (looks like…… Continue reading Spring 2022

Last Snake of 2020

Yesterday I celebrated the first butterfly photo of 2020. Today I’m celebrating the last of my snakes … Snake’s Head Fritillaries of course, not actual snakes. I had six flowers this year and here’s how the sixth flower has been getting on. This is flower number 6 as it was on March 22nd: By April…… Continue reading Last Snake of 2020

Keeping it Simple

For a lot of people at the moment, life is strange, complex and worrying. We don’t know what will happen, we don’t know how long we’ll be in lock-down, we don’t know whether the world will ever be the same again. Some people have time on their hands, looking for things to occupy themselves. Some,…… Continue reading Keeping it Simple

Spring is springing – Snake's Head Fritillary

It’s reassuring to see that despite everything, spring is still springing all around us. Some things are still normal, still happening in the usual spot, in the usual way. It’s all to easy to be consumed by anxiety and fear in these difficult times, so finding something that feels reassuring is especially welcome now. I’m…… Continue reading Spring is springing – Snake's Head Fritillary