Blue-Tailed Damselfly Monday macro Brockholes

MONDAY is MACRO DAY: WEEK 2: Damselflies

MONDAY MACROS: Blue-Tailed Damselflies. My Monday Macro series continues with a few shots of Blue-Tailed Damselflies taken last week on a visit to Brockholes Nature Reserve. I love watching these little creatures; they’re so delicate and brightly coloured. There are about the size of one of those sewing needles that Read more…

Visitors Centre Brockholes LWT Preston Floating

A Winter Walk around Brockholes Nature Reserve

A Winter Walk around Brockholes Nature Reserve A couple of weeks ago we visited Brockholes, a local nature reserve, on a frosty afternoon. Our walk started from the Floating Visitors’ Centre. ¬†Yes Floating ! 400 tonnes of wood and concrete float on a pontoon in the middle of the lake. Read more…

Day-Flying Moths at Brockholes

I’ve been doing a lot of challenges recently and it’s something I hugely enjoy. What I’ve realised though is that I’ve been spending a lot of time digging into the archives for photographs to fit. And whilst this is something I enjoy too, I love to be outdoors DOING rather Read more…

Foraging for Fungus……

……but only for photography purposes, not for fine dining! Apparently there are some 15,000 types of fungi in Britain and many will kill you on contact whilst some taste delicious. (I will continue to buy pick mine in the supermarket). Saw a few species in Boilton Woods at Brockholes. This Read more…

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