Lisa’s Weekly BIRD CHALLENGE: OWLS

  Lisa's Challenge this week is OWLS So here are my photos - once again, mainly from other countries as I haven't often seen owls in this country. We have periods when we hear Tawny Owls around our house for a few weeks - and then nothing for months. I have occasionally seen them on … Continue reading Lisa’s Weekly BIRD CHALLENGE: OWLS

A PHOTO A DAY HELPS …… Day 196, Tuesday

Some of the amazing variety of flies (11 species including various Hover Flies), bees and other insects all photographed on one day amongst the patch of wild flowers, especially on the Marjoram, in our garden. Some of the flies were only about 3mm long. (I'm sorry, I haven't yet found time to identify them all!) … Continue reading A PHOTO A DAY HELPS …… Day 196, Tuesday

A PHOTO A DAY HELPS …… Day 194, Sunday

  OUR GARDEN is the theme for this week   FINAL WEEK OF DAILY PHOTOS - NEW PLANS FOR THE FUTURE! At the end of this week, on Saturday 24th October, I shall have reached the milestone of 200 daily posts entitled "A Photo a Day Helps ...." on a range of weekly themes. I … Continue reading A PHOTO A DAY HELPS …… Day 194, Sunday

A PHOTO A DAY HELPS …… Day 191, Thursday

SWITZERLAND IN THE WINTER We took my father, who was blind and aged 94, on a rail holiday to Switzerland in June 2007 which he enjoyed so much. He was delighted to visit Zermatt, just below the Matterhorn (above) where his parents had spent their honeymoon in 1905, just over a century before. We decided … Continue reading A PHOTO A DAY HELPS …… Day 191, Thursday

A PHOTO A DAY HELPS …… Day 190, Wednesday

Now this is what I call snow! We had a wonderful trip in March 2019 on one of the regular daily Norwegian Hurtigruten ferry ships which go all the way up the coast from Bergen to Kirkenes (on the Russian border) and back in 12 days. However, even in Norway, they are suffering from a … Continue reading A PHOTO A DAY HELPS …… Day 190, Wednesday