POLLINATION in ACTION ! As busy as a bee! As busy as bumblebee! As busy as this Common Carder Bee gathering pollen was on Tuesday afternoon this week at Myers Allotment in Silverdale. And what’s the orange clump on this bee’s leg? It’s a pollen basket: What’s a pollen basket? You may well ask! Read more about MONDAY is MACRO DAY: WEEK 4: Bumblebees and Pollen Baskets[…]
MONDAY MACROS: Large White and Green-veined White Butterflies. My Monday Macro series continues with a couple of shots of white butterflies taken yesterday in the garden. I think there is a Zen-like quality to time spent watching these elegant creatures flitting from flower to flower in search of nectar. (The phrase “ZEN and the ART Read more about MONDAY is MACRO DAY: WEEK 3: White Butterflies[…]
MONDAY MACROS: A new series starts today. I’m out such a lot in the summer months with my DSLR and macro lens that I’m sure I can post once a week with some close-ups of our natural world. Well, that’s the plan; the intention; the sincerely well-meant resolution; the pious hope….. ……that every Monday I Read more about MONDAY is MACRO DAY: WEEK 1[…]
One can fly. One dreams of flying some day.
Flying and the Art of Levitation have fascinated me since I was a child when I frequently made unsuccessful attempts to do either or both. I always believed that the reason I couldn’t fly was because I wasn’t trying hard enough. Somehow I knew that this potential ability should NEVER be revealed to grown-ups, so Read more about Flying and the Art of Levitation as Practised by Swans[…]