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Portland

Went down to Portland near Weymouth the weekend before last to go camping and climbing and generally be outdoors-y. Here, our encampment! Where we went climbing on Saturday: Nice sunset sky in the evening.

Growing

Where does wheat come from? Today doof.me.uk can exclusively reveal that it grows on plants! Wheats have ears – they’re listening to you!!

This Way

I really liked how this old gate looked when I was out walking this afternoon.

Caterpillars

Very very hungry caterpillars. Saw these ones having some sort of conference on a plant between Henley and Greys Court this afternoon. Also a bee, a fly, and an unidentified red insectoid.

Creatures

Furry. Looks friendly. Alas couldn’t figure out how to zoom in my phone’s camera before it scampered. Not furry. Looks alien. Do NOT approach! Figured out how to make my phone zoom in for this one. Digital zoom is totally not worth the effort. Are Nokia really the only ones innovating in this space? Should […]

Copenhagen

Also, totally forgot to post photos from when I visited Copenhagen last month. Here they are! The castle at the end is the one Hamlet was supposed to live in.

Outdoor Climbing

I’ve failed terribly at posting my photos on here of late. I blame work. Here are several I took when we went outdoor climbing in Majorca at the end of May. Somewhat unsettled weather, but it didn’t actually rain until the last day. Climbing on the beach! About to go on an adventure off the […]

Festivity

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 […]

Windmill

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 […]

Bee

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.