The Butterfly Effect

Spent a short time this afternoon shooting over my fence into an area of overgrown land that borders my back garden trying to get a few of the butterflies that are common there at this time of year. They’re certainly tricky to shoot but I was able to get a Tortoiseshell Butterfly, a Peacock ButterflyContinue reading “The Butterfly Effect”

Storm Clouds over Saltburn

Living on the coast offers much. One of the main attractions for me is the weather. It can go from bright and sunny one minute to dark, brooding storm clouds the next. Today was one such day. The south westerly winds blew at pace across the sky bringing with it thunder clouds and intermittent heavyContinue reading “Storm Clouds over Saltburn”

Hazel Grove Woods

Another wander down through Hazel Grove this morning brought a few half-decent results that I might be able to add to my ever increasing collection of pictures from this wonderful little woodland… You can see more of my pictures from Hazel Grove over on my website here Images (c) Ian Forsyth See more of myContinue reading “Hazel Grove Woods”

The Lion

The Lion is the most endangered out of Africa’s three big cats – Lion, Leopard and Cheetah – with fewer than 30,000 remaining on the continent and less than 2,000 in Kenya they are at risk from hunting, habitat loss and diseases that can be spread from domestic dogs in nearby villages. Lions are largeContinue reading “The Lion”

A buzz in the air

Bees have been flying around for something like 30 million years. Through evolutionary development they have become one of the most finely tuned and organised insects on the planet. Exquisitely adapted to their environment and perfectly in tune with their surroundings. The end product of all their labour and one that mankind has utilised forContinue reading “A buzz in the air”