Perspective: Zooming in on a Red Admiral.

This stunning Red Admiral butterfly visited the Buddleia bush in the garden yesterday. It was such a pleasure to watch it drinking nectar through its long tongue from each tiny flower. This post was inspired by Becky B’s totally addictive Square Challenge: Perspective. Well worth visiting if you haven’t already Read more…

Finding the Right Perspective to Gild the Lily.

Finding the right flower was easy. Finding the right perspective was not. All last week I wanted to photograph a lily in the garden. Each day I tried, but the light was wrong, or the background was cluttered, or it was too breezy, or insects kept landing on it. I Read more…

Perspective: Box Closed, Box Open.

“Take the Money or Open the Box!” When I was child and we got our first television, there was a game show called “Take Your Pick”, hosted by Michael Miles. We were already familiar with it as it was a regular feature on Radio Luxembourg, a station that circumvented UK Read more…

Perspective: A Rose after the Rain.

From my immediate, personal perspective the rain today was annoying as it put us off going for a walk. However, my perspective changed when I saw how beautiful the raindrops looked on this newly formed rose…… …….and also on this emerging Marguerite : No rain, no flowers! This post was Read more…

Pers-peck-tive: Hungry Hens on Holy Island.

Peck, peck, peck……. …………..these hens made quite a noise, pecking in unison and with great determination and persistence on the cottage window. I was very fortunate a few months ago to spend a week on retreat on the Holy Island of Lindisfarne. Just around the corner from my accomodation was Read more…

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