Half-term Wizard School At Strumpshaw Fen in Norfolk.

Mix potions, test your magical knowledge and even take a flying class at the RSPB's Strumpshaw Fen’s Spellbinding Wizard School this half-term - all the while enjoying the great outdoors. We always love their holiday activities but it feels like they have upped their game for this one. Dressed in her witchery best, Freya was sold at … Continue reading Half-term Wizard School At Strumpshaw Fen in Norfolk.

Photographing A Swallowtail Butterfly.

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.

My Weekend Photo – Featuring Bluebells.

"If I stayed home from school today, we could go and look for bluebells." Nice try, Freya. Nice try. I can't say I wasn't tempted so she definitely knows how to push my buttons. If she's like this at five, goodness knows what she'll be like as a teenager. Anyway, I stayed strong and sent … Continue reading My Weekend Photo – Featuring Bluebells.

A Picnic With The Butterflies At Strumpshaw Fen, Norfolk.

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.