Photo-A-Day: June 18th 2017

Here’s the last picture of the lupins I’ve been sharing with you. And indeed this is the last photograph from my “stash” for this series, which means I need to get some new ones taken for this coming week. Tomorrow will be a particular challenge as I have a very long day at work. I…

Photo-A-Day: June 16th 2017

Have I mentioned recently how much I love my camera’s ability to zoom? Even just the point-and-click camera. These pretty flowers were on a slope right next to the metro line. I couldn’t exactly get close to them to take pictures. Okay, some people might have climbed on to the bank to take the pictures,…

Photo-A-Day: May 31st 2017

I have absolutely no idea what kind of bird this is. Look at that crazy beak! I really don’t think I’ve seen a bird like it before. On my first glimpse I thought it was a magpie, because of the black and white body, but when it turned around and I saw the beak it…

Photo-A-Day: May 30th 2017

There’s a little beach about 10 minutes walk from Thing 1’s home. Recently when I’ve had later finishing work days we’ve walked down to the beach after the boys have their post-nap snack. Both Things enjoy playing in the sand, and are fascinated by the water though I’ve not yet let them get into it…

Photo-A-Day: May 15th 2017

The boys and I spotted this sleepyhead as we walked to the park on Friday. Actually, that’s not strictly true. I spotted the duck and pointed it out to the boys. It wasn’t particularly close to us and was better camouflaged than you’d expect given this photograph, so they were having a hard time seeing…