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.
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.
If this is the last butterfly I get to photograph this year, I don't think I'll be too disappointed. The comma, with its jagged wings and wonderful orange colouring, is one of my favourites. Also, I got to see a swallowtail for the first time in May so any butterfly beyond that was just a bonus. … Continue reading My Sunday Photo – September 16th, 2018.
My poor blog, it's feeling very neglected at the moment. It can't be helped, sadly. I've been using all of my words (and time) to frantically try and finish my submission for the RNA New Writers' Scheme before Freya finishes school for the summer on Tuesday. To make up for lack of words, I'm sharing … Continue reading A Happy Day At Pensthorpe in Norfolk.