I’m not sure yet if our scheduled canal trip will actually happen this year, due to the Covid-19 outbreak, but if it does then you can expect more images like this. If it doesn’t, then you can expect more images[…]
The common teasel (or “Dipsacus fullonum” if you prefer) is a herbaceous biennial plant. Oh yes. What that means though (if, like me you’re not really a gardener) is that it generally takes teasel’s two years to complete their life[…]
The Union Flag (often called a Union Jack) is, obviously, the national flag of the United Kingdom, but did you know that in China this flag has the nickname “rice-character flag” because it resembles their character for rice (米)…? What[…]
Spring is definitely in the air at the moment. It certainly makes my obligatory 1-hour of outside exercise more interesting, watching nature burst into life whilst walking the dog. What did these images teach me? Nature is beautiful – which[…]
These large fresh water birds are the biggest members of the Pelican family, and are believed to be perhaps the biggest of all fresh water birds. I can certainly confirm that they are HUGE when seen up close. What did[…]
I spotted this little chap on the front of a canal barge, near Caen Hill. What did this image teach me? You’ve really got to keep your eyes open (and your camera to hand).
I have posted a few cheetah photos in the last couple of months, but I couldn’t resist adding two more to the mix – these big cats are fascinating creatures. What did these images teach me? Cheetahs (acinonyx jubatus) are[…]
A full moon nestled behind a streak of clouds. What did this image teach me? There’s something enchanting about a full moon, isn’t there?
I found this cross sitting atop an old church. What did this image teach me? Church architecture can be quite interesting when you start to look at the small, finer details. Historically people put a lot of effort into building[…]
This bird was causing quite a ripple effect on the water, seemed to be enjoying itself though. What did this image teach me? Gulls may be a common sight around the country (not just at the seaside) but that doesn’t[…]