Tag Archives: #Ma Nature

Flappery Friday!

For the want of a better word… how about flappery? I mean… how do you describe the commotion when a wasp is fighting a butterfly? Not often one has the luck of getting a few shots of the wasp subduing … Continue reading

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Motoring Mono Monday!

Motoring Mono Monday! Yep… I’ve long wanted to place a few of these photos. Have you ever tried to get snaps off at a hummingbird hawk moth? (Do click here to read an article on BirdWatchIreland’s site about the moths … Continue reading

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Friday Flutters – Tattered!

There’s a sheltered, grassy spot at our favourite beach, beneath the cliff, where we’ve seen a few hardy creatures who haven’t quite got used to the idea that summer is moving on… this one posed happily for us… the adult … Continue reading

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My Weekly Challenge – S is for SNOW!

Something we don’t have here too often so it is usually a bit of a treat. Note… I say a bit! Then, earlier this year we had one of those one in a 300 year events… and boy, oh boy, … Continue reading

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Harvest Moon – A Special Sight!

For a change, just for a change… we were privileged to see the full moon rising! Even at the height of the heatwave summer it seemed to cloud over on the evenings when we were expecting to see the full … Continue reading

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Wildlife Wednesday – Arachnophobe’s Heaven

Arachnophobia – is the fear of spiders and other arachnids such as scorpions. The thing is… spiders make the most interesting and delicate webs, so… if you want to take photos of their homes you need to get closer to the action. Yep… that eight-legged creature … Continue reading

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Lens-Artist Photo Challenge – Colourful

Tina challenges us to brighten up our lives this week. I’ve gladly accepted the challenge and went rooting around in a few of this summer’s folders to get some fresh photos not used before on the blog. I’m going to … Continue reading

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Patterns – Lens-Artists Photo Challenge

Yes… I know I’m pushing my luck with this week’s challenge but I did say on Monday that I may do another pattern post. Today’s photo asks to be shared. Man-made patterns against the sky’s backdrop… the vertical ribs of … Continue reading

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