From blue flowers (yesterday) to white - I love the drifts of delicate, frothy white flowers of Cow Parsley and Greater Stitchwort in the hedgerows and edges of fields in April and May.
Wildflowers of England is my theme for this week. I have always been interested in wild flowers and by my mid-teens I knew the names of most flowers in England although I have forgotten many of them now! Spring is a wonderful time as we see the countryside bursting into green splashed with almost every … Continue reading A PHOTO A DAY HELPS …… Day 54
This "virtual" Taizé choir singing Veni Sancte Spiritus is so beautiful, powerful and moving as people all across the world sing together for the Holy Spirit to come on us and the world. We so desperately need his power and guidance to unite us and help us build a better future after COVID-19 instead of … Continue reading COME HOLY SPIRIT
The last day for Uganda - and I want to show you an animal (or two?). But which to choose out of all the wonderful animals you can see in Uganda? Whilst the larger mammals were widely spread throughout Africa in the past, they are now only to be found in the National Parks. I … Continue reading A PHOTO A DAY HELPS …… Day 53
Markets are a 'must visit' for me wherever I am as they are always so colourful, busy and vibrant in any country, whether it's here in Loughborough - or in France, Uganda, India, ......... And there's always something new and unusual to be seen or sampled. It's not easy making a living from selling your … Continue reading A PHOTO A DAY HELPS …… Day 52
I'm "cheating" again today because I want to show you some of the most spectacular waterfalls in Uganda. The first set are a series of three truly magnificant waterfalls in the foothills of Mount Elgon, around Sipi in Kapchorwa. Then there is the Nile which leaves Lake Victoria at Jinja as a broad and … Continue reading A PHOTO A DAY HELPS …… Day 51
I've been "Watching Time" over the last few days! Yesterday was my fourth attempt at taking the necessary photos to make the sixth in my series of "Lockdown Movies". Taking a photo every 3 minutes from 7.00am to 6.00pm somewhat dominated the day! Then I spent this afternoon making a video from the 320 photos. … Continue reading “Watching Time”
Two green and yellow creatures today!
Teso is a large region in north eastern Uganda. Whilst not as spectacular as many parts of Uganda, it has a special beauty of its own different from anywhere else. It consists mainly of vast cultivated plains broken up by large lakes and swamps. There are a few hills and amazing rocky outcrops from which … Continue reading A PHOTO A DAY HELPS …… Day 49