Tales from the River Bank

Walking by the river bank on a sunny day watching the world go by, is my favourite pastime. Camera in my hand , it allows my mind to meander. Butterflies flit and dip along the wild flowers, and blue damsel flies bask in the warmth of the sun. Little ducklings swim close to Mum, and quack…

A Sea of Bluebells – Fairy Flowers

The bluebell, with its sweet, ever so charming scent, can beguile and enchant the most fleeting gossamer-winged fairy. Folklore tales would have us believe that by wearing a wreath made of bluebell flowers, the wearer would be compelled to speak only the truth. Bluebell woods were thought to be enchanted: if your walked through one you…

The Majestic Swan

This mysterious beautiful swan was captured  gliding on the lake  at Long Melford Country Park. I took the photograph  just as the light was fading, on an chilly autumn afternoon. His crisp white feathers were ruffling in the breeze  while he gracefully surveyed his surroundings with an air of majesty. Water droplets adorned his feathers and…

The Beauty of the Barn Owl

I had never managed to take a photograph of a barn owl before, always hearing them outside my bedroom window at night, but never managing to spot one. Travelling home just before dusk, I often see them fly by the river, gently swooping in the air. The barn owl’s heart-shaped face collects sound in the same…