Scarborough first captured my heart when I was 7 years old. I have been back every year since then – it is my favourite place in the entire world. I love its majestic coastline, distinct landmarks, quaint red and white old … Continue reading Scarborough – the Queen of the North Yorkshire coast
The photos I took at the RHS Flower Show at Tatton Park today were so vibrant in colour I felt a new collective noun was in order. ‘A riot of colour’ didn’t seem to do it justice, and I found a great … Continue reading A veritable vibrancy of flowers!
One of my favourite moments this week was on a lunch break from work. I wandered down to the local heath and decided to make the most of a rare sunny day by kicking my shoes off and laying on the … Continue reading A moment with a grasshopper
I love the calm by the canal. The ever changing wildflowers, the field of happy horses, the birds darting back and forth. All going about their business. I was thrilled to capture this jasper (I think) hovering about the cow parsley. … Continue reading Canalside reflections
I nipped out to admire the roses and feed the birds in between the rain showers and spotted this little fellow clambering back up his finely spun web amidst the shelter of the rose leaves. I managed to get him … Continue reading Tiny spider silhouette
Today’s calming nature focus was inspired by Wimbledon: Yellow tennis balls (sweetheart roses) Purple and green Wimbledon logo (brodiaea and greenery) White court markings and dress code (gypsophilia) I got the flowers from Sainsbury’s (as well as strawberries and cream) and … Continue reading Wimbledon-inspired bouquet
I’ve always loved Rodgers and Hammerstein’s ‘My Favourite Things’ from the Sound of Music but only truly appreciated the line ‘raindrops on roses’ when I started taking photographs every day and realised that on a rainy day in summer this … Continue reading Raindrops on roses and whiskers on gerbils