Damp Dandelion Clocks

This week’s Lens-Artists Photo Challenge is ‘All wet’. There are many dandelion clocks (seed heads) in my garden. Some people don’t like dandelions and treat them as weeds, trying to wipe them out from their neat lawns. Not me. Apart from the fact that I like how they look, they are good food for beesContinue reading “Damp Dandelion Clocks”

Reflections

The topic of the Lens-Artists Photo Challenge is Reflections and I had a look through my archives for some suitable pictures. While finding these pictures I was reminded how much I love Cors Caron, and that I’m looking forward to going for a visit when damselfly and dragonfly season gets started. So here are someContinue reading “Reflections”

Elemental Nature

This week in the Lens-Artists Weekly Photo Challenge, the challenge is “Five Elements”. This week you have an opportunity to interpret metal, wood, water, fire, and/or earth with your favorite photos to express “…the only home we’ve ever known”. Feel free to choose one, two… or all five elements. Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #47: Five Elements I’veContinue reading “Elemental Nature”

Stalking Raindrops

When stalking raindrops it is important to be careful or you risk destroying the very thing you seek… Today I was being extra careful as I was trying to avoid doing anything to vigorous that would disturb my delicate head after a migraine yesterday, as well as avoiding destroying raindrops. When the sun came out for a while afterContinue reading “Stalking Raindrops”

Half & Half

I have pondered for a while whether I have any photos that fit with this week’s photo challenge. Yet again I have to tear myself away from my preferred small world and look a bit further afield. That’s why they call it a challenge I guess! I took this photo last month at Cors Caron,Continue reading “Half & Half”

The joy of our own pond

I’m so glad we made a pond. Bruce’s back didn’t enjoy it but even he agrees that the pond is worth it. We can sit and watch frogs and newts, and all manner of insects who enjoy being near the water, without even leaving our garden. At the weekend I spent some time watching DamselfliesContinue reading “The joy of our own pond”

Cross Country Splash

Yesterday my daughter was having a Cross Country riding lesson with friends. They are preparing for a Cross Country event at the end of the month. As usual I took a lot of photos all around the course, but this jump was definitely my favourite. It was great fun getting shots of the riders envelopedContinue reading “Cross Country Splash”

rush

lying in warm darkness the quiet is not so quiet the stream rushes louder tonight swollen by rain in my mind I see the white water pouring down from the hills crashing over stones splashing swooshing swirling and I might be swept along in the tumbling torrent swept with the twigs and the leaves theContinue reading “rush”