Category Archives: Butterflies

A Butterfly, a Bird and some Bindweed.

The glorious weather continues and this morning I was down by the coastguard station. I headed north along the coast through Hightown Dunes and Meadows to see what I could find. Lots of butterflies were on the wing but they … Continue reading

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Brimstone Butterfly

This was the image that I entered in the monthly competition at my local camera club. It was taken with my little Lumix Camera and shows a Brimstone Butterfly feeding. For once the judge liked it and it came second. … Continue reading

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Flowers on the Schmittenhohe.

Jean and I are just back from a holiday in Austria where we stayed at Zell am See. The Austrian people were friendly as always and we enjoyed the food and of course the wine. I was also able to … Continue reading

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Close Up

My local camera club has introduced a set subject for our next monthly competition. It is CLOSE UP. I’m not sure if they just mean macro photography or getting in close to the subject. Here are my entries. At least … Continue reading

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Sa Bassa, Fornalutx and a meal to remember.

18th May 2015. Today, Krystl and I decided to climb the Puig de Sa Bassa, 819m. There are marvellous 360 degree views from the summit. We started our walk from the Area Recreativa at point 42.2 on the MA –10. … Continue reading

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Apple Strudel and a Painted Lady on the Zwolferkopf

Sept 4th. pm. We had finished our lunch and the sun was still shinning so we walked through the village and caught the Karwendel Cable Car up the Zwolferkopf. We did not intend to walk far so we headed straight … Continue reading

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Flowers, fungi and a Fritillary.

September 3rd pm. It had been a marvellous morning with a high level walk in the mountains, but what do we do in the afternoon? I studied my map and found a local walk, the Tristenau- Rundwanderweg. This was a … Continue reading

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