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.
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.
Foxley Wood provided something for everyone yesterday - my first (second and third) butterfly spot of the year, some sunshine for Mark and many muddy puddles (and the odd stick) for Freya. I was so excited to see butterflies again. As well as the comma we also saw a peacock and lots of very … Continue reading My Sunday Photo – April 8th, 2018.