Nature is awakening. Heartbeats quicken, Wings quiver, Leaves unfurl and flowers stretch Their necks into the light. They were never gone. They were just waiting For their moment. And hope springs once more. Inspired by the Weekly Photo Challenge: Awakening.
I spend a lot of time anticipating what’s coming next. I do of course enjoy what’s around me right now, but often when walking round the garden or in the countryside I’m looking for signs of what’s coming next. Waiting for buds to bloom or leaves to change. In the winter I’m waiting for signsContinue reading “Anticipation”
ev·a·nes·cent [evəˈnes(ə)nt] adjective Soon passing out of sight, memory, or existence; quickly fading or disappearing. Much of what I photograph is evanescent. From the seasonal flowers to the insects. The bluebells are fading now, their beauty a memory. The splash of yellow brought by Celandines has now been replaced with the yellow of Buttercups. ButterfliesContinue reading “Evanescent Life”
As I mentioned, last weekend I took a long walk through the woods down by the river. It was beautiful! I’m glad I went then because this weekend is mostly grey and damp and we’ve had a lot of wind during the week which will have stripped of some of these lovely leaves. The onlyContinue reading “Autumn by the river”
In some parts of the world there is a regular rainy season. In Britain sometimes it feels like it’s always rainy season! Our winter this year hasn’t been very wintry really. We’ve had one morning where there was a sprinkling of snow, and perhaps 2 or 3 frosty mornings but for much of the restContinue reading “Rainy Season”
you circle by my window like excited children come out to play! I come but I am grounded I cannot catch the gusts and glide down here all is dying abundance is no more and everything I looked for is gone
The seasons are definitely changing here in the UK. Despite some lovely sunny days it’s certainly not summer any longer and the crisp misty mornings are not the only give away. Change is visible all around in the trees and hedgerows. This is a young Shieldbug sitting on a bramble leaf. I love how theContinue reading “Change of season”
It seems to be Soldier Beetle season as they are all over the place. I even had one in my car the other day! I shall respect their privacy and avoid photos of them mating, but here are just a few of them wandering about: