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.
Sound the alert! I've seen my first butterfly of the year; a beautiful bright yellow brimstone at the park, which caused great excitement (mainly for me). Since then I've seen three more which I think must be, at least in part, down to the unnaturally warm weather we've had recently (I went out on Sunday … Continue reading February Flowers.
Earlier this year we joined the RSPB and as well as access to all the reserves we enjoy so much, our family membership also came with a Nature Discovery Pack, which we have been making use of. While some of the seasonal tasks require you to have your own garden or outside space (we live … Continue reading Easy Autumn Crafts – Leaf Butterfly.
A lovely family visit to our old favourite, Blickling Hall, yesterday - although it was a bit too hot for me. The butterflies seemed to love the heat. I saw so many, although they didn't seem to want to stop for photos. I managed to capture this one in the garden centre. As usual, I've … Continue reading My Sunday Photo – July 8th, 2018.