Tag Archives: bumblebee

Happy Monday – Third Time Lucky

I don’t know if you noticed the little slip I made while compiling yesterday’s gallery? I did and was about to rectify it when I thought… “You know what? Let’s just leave it and see if the good folk out … Continue reading

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Seasonal – Splendour!

Yesterday I used all four the seasonal tags… just for the fun. So, when Ailsa’s travel challenge arrived I was well on the way to having a plan for today’s post… and guess what? You’re getting another gallery… but, this … Continue reading

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Taking a Break!

This week, WordPress is taking a break from the regular photo challenge. I thought I should follow suit, until I remembered that I’m supposed to have my own challenge going… a daily post from now until I stop doing daily … Continue reading

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Lift Off!

Sometimes, one manages a photo just at the split second of action… like when these two bumblebees were irritating the daylights out of each other. I’ve noticed that they very often don’t take too kindly to one of their own … Continue reading

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There’s a Bee…

So… you know I enjoy getting pics of the photographer in action… even if the happy snapper is using a phone. Well, then I also enjoy getting pics of my good lady at it… as you can see, we’re often … Continue reading

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April A to Z – Y is for Yellow!!

So… the second last day of the challenge arrives. Why don’t we wind down on a bright note? Why don’t we celebrate spring and summer and the joys of bright, bold yellow? As I’ve been having field days with galleries … Continue reading

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April A to Z – Observed, Open Opinion at OMBH!

Sorry, I couldn’t make up my mind. I’m a dithering eejit, am I. I wanted to share an opinion or two but you’ll have to be open to my observations. Yep, here at OMBH I’ve been known to vent and … Continue reading

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April A to Z – Let the Fun Begin!

I mentioned a few days ago that I’d been rubber-armed into the April A to Z. The more I think about it the more I’m enjoying the idea. I’ll be going random… throw a letter into my grey matter box, … Continue reading

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Summer Bright…

There are joys that only summer can bring. Every season has it’s own pleasures but it’s hard to argue against the spring and summer joys. Because we’ve had such a mild winter I have seen the odd bumblebee but you’ll … Continue reading

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Oopsy!

On Saturday I gave you the angry oops. Yesterday it was messy oops. So… why don’t I give you another oops today? Better still… a Monday oopsy! Those who know me even just a little know I like chasing butterflies … Continue reading

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Happy Spring!

If you’re living in the northern hemisphere you may think I’ve lost the plot… totally. If you’re living in the southern hemisphere you may just think I’m a tad touched. Well, maybe I’m both but you have to agree… this … Continue reading

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Lady Serendipity Strikes… Whooppee!!

Look what Lady Serendipity threw at me!!! Do please click on the link… it will open, I promise. Butterfly and bumblebee… whooppee!!! I’m honest… I fluked this take as it was hand-held in manual focus and I couldn’t really see … Continue reading

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Variations on a Theme?

See the blog’s long time banner? Yep, today’s photo seems to be a variation on that theme. Why not? I mean… if the bumblebee wants his photo taken then surely I must find a decent setting, should I not? Month … Continue reading

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Blue Days?

I’m sure you’ll agree with me when I say we are occasionally struck by blue Monday syndrome so why not have the odd blue Friday as well? Especially when the blue is so pretty! Blue poppies spotted in St Stephens … Continue reading

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Intricate…

I must have spent at least two hours looking through galleries to find a photo for this week’s challenge. Why? Because I was enjoying the look back as well as wondering what I should post. So, because I didn’t want … Continue reading

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