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Hostas & Hovers

The garden is full of hoverflies at the moment and not least amongst the favoured flowers for these visitors are the Hostas. This one is called ‘dream queen’ which has much thicker leaves, theoretically less attractive to slugs. The foliage almost feels like a…

The Roche Abbey reaches

A mole hill leveller checks the cropped grass and ruins of Roche Abbey so that we visitors may walk unimpeded by the earthworks of those fossorial mammals. Two dikes provided water for the needs of the community and this one, Maltby Dike, ran under…

Streets away

Not feeling able to get up close and personal to people on the street with my camera I tend to do surreptitious, silhouettes, back shots or faraway looks as in the above view of Trafalgar Square. The other thing I like to do with…