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”

Evanescent Life

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”

Autumn by the river

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”

Rainy Season

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”

Change of season

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”