I struggle with labelling myself as creative, or labelling the things that I do as creativity. Is following a crochet pattern creative? Is photographing an insect or a flower creative? I get bogged down in dictionary definitions that say things like: creativity is “the ability to produce or use original and unusual ideas” or “aContinue reading “Creativity”


I have started a new blog for my crochet, so if you’re interested in that kind of thing, you can find it here: I am also dabbling in Positive Journalling, and if that’s something you might like to read, it’s here: Of course, I will still be updating this blog with my photographs 😀

Autumn is coming

Even though I love the spring (and summer), I am looking forward to the autumn arriving. The house feels more cosy and inviting with the heating on and lights glowing in the dark. We’ll snuggle under blankets and I’ll crochet more warm things. In the day time I’ll be able to go for walks andContinue reading “Autumn is coming”

Leaf-Cutter Bee and the number 2,500

I have 2 things to celebrate today! One is I saw a Leaf-Cutter Bee for the first time – so cool! And the other thing is … I realised there are now 2,500 WordPress followers of this blog! Wow! Thank you! It really inspires me on, to think of you all reading and looking at myContinue reading “Leaf-Cutter Bee and the number 2,500”

a thousand thank-yous

in a bewilderment of wonder I contemplate how to say a thousand thank-yous to each and every one who follows me here so many times I doubt the words I write have any quality worth reading or truly count as proper poetry and yet you return to read again and feel the very feelings ofContinue reading “a thousand thank-yous”

Beaky Hoverfly … and why I’m quiet

This is a photo I took about a week ago of a weird hoverfly with a long “beak”. Odd thing, but kind of cool. Its Latin name is Rhingia campestris. I haven’t been posting much the last few days because I’m having trouble sitting and using my laptop because I have what I’m assuming isContinue reading “Beaky Hoverfly … and why I’m quiet”