Monday, 30 June 2014

My Travels #05 - Weymouth - Re-enactment Weekend

After breakfast on Saturday the 21st June a few of us decided to visit Weymouth. We had heard that they were planning a re-enactment event relating to WWII. A good opportunity for a bit of different photography and probably an Ice Cream :)

































Sunday, 29 June 2014

My Travels #04 - Early morning at Kingcombe Lodge

The first picture here was taken at 5:35am on Saturday 21st June. Some members of the group managed to get up and out this early before breakfast most days. I did the once!!



Dung Fly




Common Blue Damselfly

Common Blue Damselfly

Common Blue Damselfly

Ann Miles

This is Ann Miles our Group Leader - She was always the first up and out every morning and I am guessing she was the last to bed in the evening. 

Common Blue Damselfly

Common Blue Damselfly


Early morning mist over the fishing lakes





Saturday, 28 June 2014

My Travels #03 - Powerstock Common Nature Reserve

Breakfast at 8 o'clock, we try to get out by 9:15. Friday 19th June we decided to go to Powerstock Common Nature Reserve, part of the Dorset Wildlife Trust. See the website




Large Red Damselfly

Large Red Damselfly

Large Red Damselfly


Scarlet Tiger Moth


Four-spotted Chaser Dragonfly

Four-spotted Chaser Dragonfly

Slow Worm




 These next few pictures where taken near Hooke

7 Spot Ladybird

Peacock Butterfly caterpillars

Dung Fly

Peacock Butterfly caterpillars

Two Girls

Back in July we had the pleasure of looking after two granddaughters while their respective mothers where at work. Imogen and Evelyn ...