Do you have “green fingers”?


Grandad taught me how to grow vegetables, especially onions ..... and carrots. They go together, the first scaring away the dreaded carrot fly. I followed his advice and guidance through my youth, middle age and into old age. But this year I fancied a flower or two. Being a tight-git of a Northerner, everything had … Continue reading Do you have “green fingers”?

WP Photochallenge: Out of This World with a Macro Lens


I have always enjoyed macro photography, even introducing our children to this “Other World” of insects, fungus, leaves, algae, butterflies .... So here now are two recent ones, a Shield Bug and a freshly emerged fungus out of a bed of leaves. You could be on a different planet, different scale ..... Out of This … Continue reading WP Photochallenge: Out of This World with a Macro Lens