Monochrome Animals

This week’s theme for the Lens-Artists Photo Challenge is Black & White. My first thought was about the penguins I photographed last week when we went to the zoo… It looked like this Humboldt Penguin was singing! I thought it was feeling a bit left out as it didn’t have a partner…… Continue reading Monochrome Animals

Primates of Monkey World

I’m still here! Haven’t had much blogging mojo lately, but here I am. I’m visiting my sister in Dorset and yesterday we had a trip to Monkey World. We hadn’t been there for years so it was lovely to see how it’s changed and how the apes and monkeys have grown up. Photos aren’t the…… Continue reading Primates of Monkey World


My Country Diary will be added to during this coming year (2014) along the lines of “The Country Diary of an Edwardian Lady”. I’m hoping to blog at least once a month (if not more) to note what is going on in nature in my area. I’ll try and look for some of the same…… Continue reading Introduction


Yesterday we went out for a morning walk before the rain arrived. It was a bit misty and cloudy but still a pleasant walk. We remembered to take a bag of hazelnuts with us in case we saw some squirrels and I’m very glad we did as there were lots around the gardens and I…… Continue reading Squirrels

Spring Lambs

This is one of the things I am looking forward to when spring properly arrives … the new baby lambs that will start to appear in the fields round my house. These lambs are from March last year before I had my first DSLR. These were taken on my Olympus compact camera.