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November at Cosmeston

I’ve only had a couple of visits to Cosmeston Lakes Country Park this month because my volunteer work on the Mary Gillham Archive Project has been taking up a bit more time as we try to get as much as possible done before the project effectively finishes at Christmas – though, having said that, I did spend four hours at Cosmeston last Friday trying to replicate, for the project website, photos Mary had taken in the early days of the park. 223 more words


Dearly departed

In the fall I usually decorate my front steps with a pumpkin or some mums and this year I found some beautiful pinkish purple ones that really look different depending on the light. 422 more words


To Bee or Not to Bee

Mimicry:  The resemblance of one organism to another for concealment and protection.

This large drone fly looks so much like male European honeybees that many predators often give this fly a pass. 276 more words

Nature Photography

Sirfide. 2 ottobre 2017

Sirfide. 2 ottobre 2017 – Hoverfly. October 2, 2017