When I was taking photos of frost and droplets on Sunday my daughter spotted a fly. Not sure what it was doing out and about in such cold weather, but it was nice to get my first insect shot of the year.
I said I’d share more photos of cacti and succulents, but then I got distracted by frost and pretty droplets! So here are those (mostly) spiky photos I promised. I really enjoy getting up close and seeing all the details you might not normally notice.
Today is cold and frosty and I ventured out into the garden to see if I could get some photos. Firstly I was taking photos of frozen water droplets on the grass. Sadly squatting down to get photos of grass really hurts, so I couldn’t do it for long. As the sun got higher theContinue reading “Shiny”
I had an urge to take some photos today, but didn’t have much energy to venture out anywhere. So I decided to take some photos of our house plants. We have a bunch of cacti and succulents, and a (slightly random) Fuchsia in our living room. When I saw this week’s Lens-Artists Challenge, I realisedContinue reading “Drawing the Eye Indoors”
I was just thinking about the topic for this week’s Lens Artists Photo Challenge: Special Spot Shots. My mind went directly to Cors Caron as this is one of my favourite places, one of my most special places. I then thought of the spot where I always see the Green Hairstreak butterflies that I mentionedContinue reading “Green Hairstreak”
After my post yesterday about the most popular posts on my blog, I was asked what my own favourite photos of the year would be. So I’ve been having a think and these are the photos I liked best this year… First I’ve chosen this Snowdrop from the beginning of the year. I always tryContinue reading “My Favourites”
Happy New Year! I thought I’d have a look back at my most popular posts from 2019, even though I’ve not posted as much as I used to. I’ve used the WordPress stats page to see which posts had the most views, and here’s the top 10. Number 10: The Shires (and other animals) ofContinue reading “Best of 2019”
Happier news from Dyfed Shires this month – they have a new horse who’s just joined the farm. His name is Caerberllan Flash Harry and he was born in April this year. We met him today and can confirm he’s very cute 🙂 To see more photos and keep track of him over our many futureContinue reading “Flash Harry”
I am so sad to hear today that little Archie (Dyfed Liberation) died last night. He was such a sweet little foal who we’ve visited regularly since he was born in June. Here are some of my favourite photos of him taken through his short life. If you’d like to see more, please check outContinue reading “Goodbye Little Archie”