September Wildflowers

For day 119 of 365 Days Wild I decided to see which wildflowers can still be found blooming in the meadow. … More September Wildflowers

Out for Dawn

gunpowder grey clouds shift, as night swiftly fades, lightening with tints of mauve and lavender and apricot, with a burst of fresh peaches sweetly tanging across newly awakened senses, both promise and warning combined: time is short; make it count For day 36 of 365 Days Wild I walked out in the early hours to … More Out for Dawn

Pennies

positivity purchased in shining pennies scattered upon dawn-kissed green, innocent joy freely paid from a poor-man’s purse These flowers, like most of wildflowers, have a fascinatingly wide variety of names. Scientifically they’re called Leucanthemum vulgare, but they’re more commonly known as the ox-eye (or oxeye) daisy or the dog daisy. Other names include: field daisy, … More Pennies

Late Bloomer

willful late bloomer shrouded by chill apathy awaiting sun’s touch I had intended to share my November Changing Seasons post today, but, as it’s getting late here and it’s still not ready to go, I thought I’d share one of the pictures I took during November instead. The haiku was written in my notepad with somewhat frozen fingers while I was … More Late Bloomer

Toadstools

If you hear merriment echoing enticingly amidst lengthening shadows, strands of beguilement entwining your senses whilst sunbeams scatter like raindrops upon fertile soil,  look carefully: there you’ll find ephemeral shelters emerging for other-wordly festivities I photographed a lot of toadstools around the meadow and in the little wooded area during September. As I had a few too many to include in the Changing Seasons post, I … More Toadstools

Sunlit Leaves

They hide amongst the sunlit leaves, with only hints of movement to betray their presence. If you watch carefully you might see a darting shape, there and gone in the blink of an eye. But listen. You can hear them: the swish of fluttering wings; the pattering of tiny footsteps on branches. And there – the tinkling of … More Sunlit Leaves

Nature’s Filigree

nature’s adornments spun in finest filigree mother’s parting gift This post is for Susan’s Macro Moments Challenge. This week’s photograph was taken at the wildflower meadow during August on my Canon EOS 1100D, with the 18-55mm lens: ISO 100 f/4.5, 1/400 sec, handheld.