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Macro Monday – More Fungi Close-Ups…

Last week I indulged in showing off a mushroom or two. So, why not do the same again today? Last week I showed off someone getting close and almost personal with the mushrooms… so, why don’t I do the same … Continue reading

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Macro Monday – Getting Close… and Personal

So… here’s a lighter moment to show how macro moments happen. There is a need to get close to the target… as demonstrated by this lady I spotted along the woodland walk. Look… see the intense concentration… there is definitely … Continue reading

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Macro Monday – Another American Beauty!

I left a comment over at Irene’s Sunshine’s Macro Monday issue eleven roundup… that I may just return to New York for today’s challenge. So, here we go… back to Brooklyn Heights… where we spotted quite a few Monarchs. I … Continue reading

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Monday Macro – Yellow Peril aka Bug on Bloom

No… the yellow isn’t the peril nor is the insect. I just thought the title may be cool… click bait, or something like that? Sounds better than bug on bloom, or does it? Anyway… that’s enough mindless dithering on my … Continue reading

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Monday Macros – Spiky!

Sea Holly… one of the most beautiful plants I have encountered in Ireland. Indigenous and loved by bees, moths and butterflies… and me! However, they are spiky… so, should you want to get too close you’ll need to wear protective … Continue reading

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Macro Monday – Marvellous Moment!

OK… you all know that we’ve not long returned from the US of A. However, how many of you can say you ticked something off your life’s wish-list on a quick trip to a new horizon? I really don’t like … Continue reading

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Life Diary – Day 21 – Running on Full!

If you’ve been following my blog for a few years, you may know I seem to have a thing for (or with…) the Poolbeg Chimneys. My good lady have even accused me of being obsessive. However, as I don’t work … Continue reading

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Monday’s Macro Moth Movie…

I’m now really getting carried away with Irene’s Sunshine Macro Monday challenges! I think the fun has gone to my head… but so has the fun of making movies! Yes… I have already posted one of my YouTube clips but … Continue reading

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