come together

ly I feel a little apprehensive using the term naturalist, however heavily I may emphasise that I am but an amateur. There’s no real need to put label to it, to define a term that is so broad and to underline my interests that are forever growing and changing. I am and overwhelmingly so in … Continue reading come together

Four stages in the sunflower fields, ten seconds manic, then calm.

On tip toes, blossoming, reaching up, stretching. Feet flexed, running, not charging. limb increasing, growing. ”growing is a pain” in the knees, in the nodes, sore at the culms they flex we rise up acquire something… reach up, look on, look forward, let the sap rise up, open up…come on tell me something. four months … Continue reading Four stages in the sunflower fields, ten seconds manic, then calm.

Ophrys apifera

Went on a little weekend day excursion to photograph this beautiful orchid The Bee Orchid is quite obviously named after the insect it mimics and will attract male bees with its disguise. As the curious male bee pays his visit the disguised orchide is pollinated! A very scheming promise of love! A merit for the … Continue reading Ophrys apifera