Lily of the Valley in the Garden

Lily of the Valley flowers in a pot in the garden. As spring moves towards summer every year this pretty little white flowers bloom in a pot in our garden. Always a welcome sight, we do watch for them to appear. In fact, this year, they have self-seeded to the point where we will need…

Summertime – Flowers and Bees

Summertime. In the countryside. On a sunny day. Just sit back and listen to the buzzing of the bees as the flit from flower to flower collections pollen. I was there with my camera (Lumix TZ100).

Plump Pigeon in The Sun and Digital Zoom

A plump pigeon enjoying the late afternoon English spring sunshine.
More to the point was checking the operation of the LUMIX TZ100’s digital zoom. Impressive I think.

Braai Time – First Braai of 2016

It’s braai time. A barbecue if you are not southern African, but one way or another an excuse to enjoy an al-fresco lunch cooked over burning charcoal.

Leeds Spring Sunset

A spring sunset I couldn’t resist, even if only taken with a mobile phone. Work put me in a hotel near Leeds. Taking a walk before dinner, this pretty suburban sunset with it’s vapour trails just had to be captured. This is another mobile phone photo. If I had taken the time to get the…

Green Things

Green things in the garden, with the right light and a bit of rain.

Sunny Spring Sunday

What a beautiful sunny spring Sunday. Spring definitely seems to be here, and the flowers and insects were feeling it too. A good day to get in some practice with the macro lens. What started out as a matter of some flower close-ups, ended up chasing butterflies parking in the sun on some pretty pink…

Spring Morning

Photos from a warm spring morning in the garden. Great to be able to sit outside with a cup of coffee and a camera.