The Edgbaston Reservoir.
Edgbaston Reservoir. The canal in Birmingham, apart from a section on what is known as the “Old Main Line” is as h
Evening Sun on a Bare Tree.
Evening Sun Lighting. It may not have been a particularly warm day today, but the sun has been out. As it started to set, the
Mushroom on the Grass.
Mushroom. In one of the parks in Leamington Spa is a collection of fungi. Seeing this mushroom upside down in the grass, I tho
Autumn Leaves on the Ground.
Autumn Leaves. Continuing on loosely from yesterday’s theme. Having captured a tree, we now feature some dropped foliage
Study of a Silver Birch.
The Silver Birch. Today I was walking into town. The weather was very grey and damp. Taking a detour through a park, the sheer
A Disconnected Branch of a Tree!
Disconnected Branch. We remember this from last time we were in Rugby. It amused then, and we still think it funny. A disconne
A Red Moon in the Daytime Sky.
Red Moon. As a nation, we are always fascinated by the weather. It seems to be a natural topic of conversation. Today, though,
Tree Silhouette Against a Sunset.
Tree Silhouette Sunset. It makes a pleasant change to be in the right place at the right time! Very shortly after we had moore
Heron Waiting to Pounce.
Heron. Cruising along the canal, you get to see all sorts of wildlife. Today, this Heron flew off from the bank, and straight
Autumn on the Oxford Canal.
Autumn Colours. We are moored right at the far southern end of the Oxford Canal. Almost in the centre of the city. Yet, here i
Bench with a View.
Bench Overlooking Shoreham Airport. This spot is in a quiet location on the South Downs. Yet this bench, in an Area of Outstan
Passionflower or Passiflora.
Passionflower. Getting towards the end of the day, and I still hadn’t got my photo. My wife spotted this passionflower g
Pair of Cormorants.
Cormorants. They say the two key factors in wildlife photography are luck and patience. I was definitely lucky with this shot
Rose Hips against the Sky.
Rose Hips. There are loads of these beautiful red fruits around here. These Rose Hips are a glorious blaze of colour in the gr
Reading’s Green Park Business Park.
Green Park. An unlikely combination. Modern business buildings in a wildlife habitat. But that is the unusual setting of Green
Dusk over Fobney Island Nature Reserve.
Fobney Island Nature Reserve. If you follow our boat blog, you will know that the moorings by Fobney Island Nature Reserve is
Dandelion Clock against the Sun.
Dandelion Clock. After a fairly dull and drisly day, this evening the sun broke through. I went down to Fobney Island Nature R
Mute Swan Preening Itself.
Mute Swan. I walked along part of the canal today. At Fobney Lock, I spotted this Mute Swan on the other side of the lock, pre
Close up of a Teasel.
Teasel Plant. We have now reached the outskirts of Reading, by the Fobney Island Nature Reserve. Walking around, I took severa
Green Veined White Butterfly on Buddleia.
Green Veined White Butterfly. Today we went to the Nature Discovery Centre in Thatcham. Based around a lake, which is teeming