Thursday, 30 June 2011

Pollen Beetle

 Thursday 30th June 2011

This pollen beetle is 2.5 mm long (about 1/10th of an inch) and it’s the first time I’ve got a perfect photo of a beetle opening its elytra (wing-cases) and showing its wings. Pure fluke but even so I'm very pleased with it.

Wednesday, 29 June 2011

Mock Orange

Wednesday 29th June 2011

Comma Butterfly

Tuesday 28th June 2011

Monday, 27 June 2011


Monday 27th June 2011

The first blackcurrant crop of the year.


Sunday 26th June 2011

The Lily Beetles have had all the leaves but have left the flowers.

High heels

Friday 24th June 2011

Jo's been choosing high heels - there must be a wedding in the offing.


Thursday 23rd June 2011

Investigating the garden's miniature wildlife.

Thursday, 23 June 2011

Baby Robin at The Willows

Wednesday 22nd June 2011

Wednesday, 22 June 2011


Tuesday 21st June 2011

I didn't take any pohotos today so here is another one from Sunday. I got three mugs for Father's Day - note one of them was filled even before I got the camera out!


Monday 20th June 2011

One of my Father's Day presents yesterday was even older than me...

Father's Day

Sunday 19th June 2011

Richard gave me this badge - on condition I return it to Jo tomorrow!

Sunday, 19 June 2011

Growing Lettuce

Saturday 18th June 2011


Friday 17th June 2011

Saturday, 18 June 2011


Thursday 16th June 2011


Wednesday 15th June 2011

Wednesday, 15 June 2011


Tuesday 14th June 2011

Copper Beech

Monday 13th June 2011


Sunday 12th June 2011

Sunday, 12 June 2011

Iris - Arctic Age

Saturday 11th June 2011

Working on the front hedge

Friday 10th June 2011

Stairs to the Dungeon - Chirk Castle

Wednesday 8th June 2011

Nautilus - Chester Museum

Tuesday 7th June 2011

Monday, 6 June 2011

Iris - Arctic Age

Monday 6th June 2011

I'm Back

5th June 2011

GBE at Norton Priory.