“This isn’t the right road,” my mum said from the backseat of my car. “Are you sure?” “Yes, when we came it was right next to the sea. I can’t even see the sea.” “Okay but how long ago was that?” “Oh, 30, maybe 40 years.” Right! The main trouble is my mum insists on … Continue reading A Family Trip to Dunwich Heath in Suffolk.
It seems a bit odd to call it a butterfly house, given that it is actually a giant caterpillar you can walk through. It was one of the hottest days of the year during our visit (and London Zoo's Butterfly Paradise is already heated to 27C) so the butterflies were very busy flying about. As … Continue reading My Weekend Photo – Featuring The Butterfly House At London Zoo.
After a two-year quest, I finally got my wish to photograph a swallowtail butterfly last year. It involved driving to Strumpshaw Fen, walking down a country lane, standing in a field with lots of other photographers and waiting. Some had folding chairs, some were in camo gear and they all had huge long lenses. When … Continue reading Photographing A Swallowtail Butterfly.
It was Freya who suggested a picnic at our old favourite, Strumpshaw Fen, on Sunday - as long as she could take her magnifying glass with her?! While it was warm in the sun it was still pretty cold in the shade so I didn't really expect to see much but almost everywhere we were … Continue reading A Picnic With The Butterflies At Strumpshaw Fen, Norfolk.