December 2016

Image of the Week: Blooming Quince

My final article of 2016 sees the first signs of spring beginning to show themselves... (more)

Merry Christmas

I'd like to wish everyone a very Merry Christmas and the happiest of New Year's... (more)

Image of the Week: Sunrise Over Hythe

Like quite a lot of people this week I visited my local town to do a spot of Christmas shopping. However, with a camera in my pocket, very little actual shopping took place as I sought to get away from the hustle and bustle of the busy shopping areas... (more)

Image of the Week: Winter Warrior

Isn't it amazing how resilient our insect population can be? Last week there was a bubble blowing fly, venturing out on a frosty morning, and this week we have this little guy, busy collecting pollen on another cold December day... (more)

Image of the Week: Ice Crystals

While this week has been a little warmer than last, it has still been bitterly cold, and we've had a covering of frost on most mornings. This week during my photo shoot however, the frost didn't budge at all, and remained in the garden all day... (more)

Image of the Week: Scabious

This week I'm kicking off the article in my garden, where you could find this very late flowering Pincushion (Scabiosa columbaria) flower earlier in the week. It is one of the few summer flowers remaining in the garden and is valiantly holding onto blooms despite the frost doing its uppermost to rob them from me... (more)