I spent the May Day bank holiday back home in Hastings at one of the town’s pagan-themed festivals, Jack in the Green. Basically the big green fellow parades around for a bit and is then ritually slaughtered at the local castle, thus celebrating the arrival of spring. Also followed by a large amount of morris [...]
Archives for photos
The ideal British bank holiday outing: we went for a picnic at the local nuclear power station (Dungeness). Upon arrival it began to rain so we ate in the car. The subsequent attempt to go for a wander along the beach was quickly abandoned due to rain, wind, and freezing cold. Nevermind. On the way [...]
Last weekend I beefriended a local bee in my parent’s garden. Taking photos of bees is rather hard as they move unbeelievably quickly . Here we can see the bee using its sucker to extract honey from the flower. A view from beehind the bee.
And now for a vaguely religious theme, it being Easter and all. Marlow, Bucks.
What they all doing there eh? Looks suspicious…
Seriously had enough of this winter.
Bet it costs a fortune to heat. Pleasant woodland scene of the week; near Stonor, Oxfordshire.
I’m not a pheasant plucker, I’m a pheasant plucker’s son I’m only plucking pheasants ’till the pheasant plucker comes.
Cute animal thing I met in the woods. Possibly a baby fox? Blodgett’s creature identification chart ambiguous between this and a carrot.
Here are some photos from December that I forgot to post. From the waterlogged wastelands north of Slough.