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Tuesday Tree – Technically Knot!

Yes… today’s tree is really only a bush, a shrub or a weed, depending on your point of view. So, how dare I cheat and plonk it on here? Easy… as I’ve been prone to say… this is my blog … Continue reading

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Wildlife Wednesday – Monarch Munching

This is a comment I left over at de Wets Wild post about the African Monarch butterfly… WoW Dries, you’ve taught me something new, again! I really didn’t know that Africa (and surrounds) had it’s own Monarch! So, maybe the … 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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Silent Sunday – Three-Pronged Delight…

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Seaside Saturday – Summer Serenade…

So… summer comes… summer goes. This is most likely one of the last small tortoiseshells we’ll see out and about now that the dreaded winter in encroaching. Yes… dreaded – I don’t like cold!

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Wednesday’s Wildflower Woes

Yesterday I mowed the lawn. Well, I put the daisy destroyer to bad use. The daisy destroyer? That’s how I’ve christened the lawnmower. I don’t like lawns… I usually refer to them as green deserts. I don’t like gardening in … 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 12 – Monday Macro Moments

If I’m honest, macro’s play an important part in our lives, so… joining in with Irene’s Sunshine’s Macro Monday challenge is just fun! The good lady and me… we’ll stalk a flower, a butterfly, moth or other insect… to get … Continue reading

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