Nature Diary August 2018

Nature Diary August 2018

I’m looking back to August on this very wet Saturday morning.  Although I’d put together the composite images for the month I’d not got around to writing the entry to go with them.  I guess one of the advantages of a bit of distance is that I’ve already forgotten so...
Purple

Purple

This post is rather different to some of my earlier journal entries as I’d like to share some ideas and the way I was thinking at the time.  I think there were basically three things going on for me:   First, I wanted to recreate the mood of the morning, so purple...
Brodsworth Gardens 18th August

Brodsworth Gardens 18th August

There are times when things come together in our lives and set us off in a new direction and August provided both the stimulus and the opportunity to try a different approach to my flower photography. Something that I’d been inspired to do by photographs that were...
Nature Diary July 2018

Nature Diary July 2018

June and July have brought us sun and heat with almost no rain.  The grasses and plants are dying around us but the butterflies have been incredible this year.  On my Friday walk to the top of Millmoor there were hundreds of white butterflies on the wing, mainly small...
In the Garden: May 2018

In the Garden: May 2018

May has been a glorious month and the blue sky has really enhanced our pleasure in the colours of the tulips and wall flowers.  They were a late Autumn purchase from the RHS towards the end of the year (and therefore reduced in price).  The wet weather following on...