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
One of the 'zones' in my garden is a wildflower corner, including a small boggy area, which is constantly changing and a special attraction for insects. Here are some close-ups of some of the wild flowers. (To zoom in to see them better, click on the first one and then scroll through them.)
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
Back to SWITZERLAND for our last day of SNOW.
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
Back to NORWAY today
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
The high hills and mountains of the UK get much more snow than the rest of the country although we don't have any permanent snow.
ICE AND SNOW PATTERNS
A WEEK OF SNOW PICTURES Although I hate the cold and the short, dark miserable days of winter in England, I love it when the world is transformed into a wonderland of incredible beauty by snow, frost and bright sunshine, usually only for a day or two. If dressed up warmly with quilted coats, gloves, … Continue reading A PHOTO A DAY HELPS …… Day 187, Sunday