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Sandstone tiles

Some of the sandstone tiles we chose for our new patio have tiny fossilised plants in them. I love that!

And now that the tiles have been cleaned and sealed properly, the colours are really popping.


Dog Day Afternoon

A sunny afternoon and a chance for some macro photography with a couple of four legged fiends (and that’s not a typo).

Shot with Ricoh GRD4 on macro setting using in-camera black and white.



Japanese Andromeda (Pieris japonica). Belfast, UK.

Jacoo – Andromeda


Warsaw zoo - photos

Nikon D60 with 55-200 mm lens. Click in the picture for full size.


Mosquitoes begone!

The hot temperatures over the last week have led to a plague of mosquitoes in and around our home.

I don’t notice them so much during the day, but as soon as night falls and we turn on the lights, the recce scouts start to appear, floating across the periphery of my vision and sawing at my nerves with their high-pitched buzz-pasts. 491 more words